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Keep Making Those Data Backups (or Ransomware Will Still Get You)

A long time ago, when children played with toys that needed no batteries, their parents would tell them if they didn’t behave, the bogeyman would get them. Afterwards, the children grew up and discovered the bogeyman never existed or had … Continue reading

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How Much of Disaster Recovery for BYOD is Just About Trust?

Bring your own device or BYOD exists practically everywhere, whether your enterprise has a policy for it or not. Any employee with a personal smartphone can and frequently does store some business-related data on it. The ideas behind deliberately encouraging … Continue reading

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Four Reminders about Ways Disaster Recovery Fails

From time to time, we forget about things, or they become so familiar that we stop paying attention to them. We only notice when they’re gone, like a building that has just been demolished. This happens with disaster recovery too.

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How Laughable Will Your Disaster Recovery Mistakes Seem in 10 Years from Now?

Back in 2007, Computerworld published an article about data disaster horror stories. There was an ant-infested hard drive in Thailand: insect-repellent spray killed off the ants and the drive.

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