IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

Managing remote access risks

Various business continuity incidents - and even normal activities in the business calendar, such as bank holidays - can see a large rise in the number of workers connecting remotely; and this in itself can cause problems.

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Backup and data recovery trends

Asigra has published its forecast for data protection in 2016. Influenced by several factors, the company’s perspective for the next 12 months is that organizations will continue the consolidation of data protection to reduce complexity and control expenses related to rising data volumes.

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Many IT teams expect a less than happy Christmas

According to the third annual ‘Happy Holidays?’ survey from Ipswitch, over one-third of IT professionals in the UK (36 percent) say that they have had an IT user report the loss of a device holding company data following holiday celebrations in a pub, restaurant, or at a party.

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2016 cyber security predictions

Information security expert, TK Keanini, looks ahead to the coming year, predicting which emerging cyber threats will become the year’s big issues; as well as looking back at 2015 and identifying the trends that can be discerned.

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