Data backup security
- February 19, 2020
The new extension offers file-level backups on one integrated system that removes the use of NDMP silos to make the process less time-consuming for users.
- February 18, 2020
It's getting harder to recruit and replace IT personnel with backup expertise, but simpler products and more automation can help companies compensate for the skills gap.
- September 13, 2019
Cyber Shield, an extension of Cobalt Iron's Adaptive Data Protection SaaS, uses automation and analytics to identify and contain cyberattacks.
- August 23, 2019
Acronis True Image 2020 improved its small business backup capabilities with simultaneous replication to local storage and the cloud, automating the '3-2-1' backup rule.
- July 31, 2019
The acquisitions, funding rounds and CEO changes among backup vendors so far this year hint that even more changes are coming. Experts weigh in on the trends in backup we've already seen in 2019.
- July 30, 2019
Former Carbonite CEO Mohamad Ali joined tech media company International Data Group as Steve Munford stepped in to become interim CEO.
- July 24, 2019
Backup alone is not enough, according to Acronis CEO Serguei Beloussov. True data protection involves a combination of security, privacy and accessibility on top of backup.
- May 23, 2019
Ransomware resilience continues to be important because the problem isn't going away. Explore these backup and education tips to help stay out in front of the issue.
- January 31, 2019
A security snafu left a server containing Rubrik customer information -- including names and contact information -- exposed. Rubrik claims no customer-owned data was leaked.
- September 13, 2018
Veeam co-CEO Peter McKay said there's 'no excuse' for the exposure of a marketing database and millions of email addresses. He said the company is being proactive in its response.
- December 28, 2017
WannaCry and Amazon S3 buckets put greater focus on data protection security in 2017. Converged appliances, a Veeam CEO shift and private equity deals also made news.
- June 28, 2017
GDPR, ransomware, blockchain, and vendors merging and splitting have changed the data protection world. We asked Commvault CEO Bob Hammer for his take on it all.
- June 01, 2017
Acronis enhanced its business-level backup product with active protection against ransomware that recognizes 'whitelist' and 'blacklist' ransomware sources.
- May 30, 2017
Protection against WannaCry ransomware and other cybersecurity threats could benefit from better leadership in the business world, former CIA and NSA head Michael Hayden says.
- May 18, 2017
The WannaCry ransomware attack sent many organizations reeling. Practice good 'data protection hygiene' to fight ransomware and keep workloads safe overall.
- May 16, 2017
WannaCry and other ransomware attacks can be thwarted, but it takes proper data protection practices beforehand, as well as close monitoring of your data.
- February 09, 2017
Druva inSync software is upgraded with tools to detect ransomware attacks and helps recover clean data. The endpoint software detects strange data behavior patterns.
- January 09, 2017
A recent survey illustrates how extensive ransomware threats have been, and Rich Castagna says backing up data remains your best defense
- October 14, 2015
Druva has released Mobile Forensics, which automatically collects data from an organization's Android devices. The new product aims to better facilitate mobile e-discovery jobs.
- November 04, 2011
TechTarget's Storage Media Group reports on product releases from Spectra Logic, Bocada and from a Storage Decisions conference for intelligence community professionals.
- May 20, 2011
Druva’s SafePoint uses 256-bit encryption, Global Positioning System (GPS) and remote data wipe capability to protect data on lost or stolen laptops
- February 04, 2010
This week's data backup and recovery news in brief: STORServer Reporter v2.5 is released for Tivoli Storage Manager and Master Lock replaces their tape storage with cloud backup.
- August 21, 2009
Data destruction options for old backup tapes include degaussing, overwriting software and physical destruction. Another option is to outsource to a data destruction specialist. But are these methods secure for removing sensitive data?
- August 10, 2009
Data storage departments have been challenged by the daunting task of backing up growing numbers of mobile devices. Here's mobile data backup solutions for enterprises.
- July 29, 2009
While encryption is proliferating, the means for managing the keys that make encryption schemes workable hasn't kept up. New standards promise to aid in encryption key management.
- July 20, 2009
Quantum strengthens data protection in disk and tape with virtual backup appliance for DXi disk libraries and Scaler Key Manager Appliace for LTO-4 tape.
- June 22, 2009
Data storage pundits have been predicting the demise of tape storage for years, but LTO-4's increased popularity is proving tape isn't dead yet.
- April 27, 2009
Version 12.5 of CA's Recovery Management suite includes data deduplication for disk and tape, more granular support for virtual server backups, and backup reporting.
- February 12, 2009
A key management interoperability protocol drafted by four major IT vendors, including HP, IBM and EMC, will take its first step toward becoming an industry-wide standard today.
- January 28, 2009
Email security vendor Barracuda, which has been making forays into the online backup space, plans to fold in Yosemite's software agents with its Barracuda Backup Service.
- December 05, 2008
So many organizations have lost data when tapes were lost during offsite transport or when a laptop was stolen, that unencrypted data represents a major risk.
- September 30, 2008
The coming 6 Gbps SAS spec may help SAS drives challenge not just Fibre Channel drives in enterprise SANs but solid state drives as well.
- August 07, 2008
Spearstone launches backup Software as a Service (SaaS) with data security features, such as remote data destruction.
- October 18, 2007
Less than a month after announcing a new chain-of-custody program meant to prevent data losses, Iron Mountain drops the ball again.
- September 19, 2007
News of a lost tape or hacked data center storage can easily make the front page of The Wall Street Journal or USA Today, often leading to lost customers, regulatory scrutiny and a rash of litigation that can damage a company for years. Today, ...
- March 24, 2006
Nearly every leading storage vendor now has a virtual tape library product, and nearly every customer I talk to is interested in VTL or has already implemented it. Okay, so a VTL system emulates a tape library… but what else does it do? Is ...
- December 15, 2005
Storage and security managers should be wary of vulnerabilities in the AV product that could enable a denial-of-service and malicious code execution. Workarounds are available.
- June 17, 2005
NetApp forked out $272M for Decru, almost nine times the startup's current revenue. A hefty price tag when many users say it's doubtful they will deploy storage encryption.
- April 01, 2004
Despite increasing competition from low-cost disk technology, a new report shows that tape libraries are making a comeback, with LTO systems leading the charge.
- July 23, 2002
Tape maker Qualstar buys power supply design company and StorageTek adds ESCON connectivity to tape libraries.
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