IT disaster recovery, cloud computing and information security news

How prepared are organizations for a surge in DNS threats over the holiday period?

Neustar, Inc., has released a new report from the Neustar International Security Council (NISC) which explores the rise in DNS security threats over the peak retail period. With more people shopping online than ever before amid the pandemic, 78 percent of cyber security professionals said they expect to see an increase in DNS-related security threats over the next month.

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National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence issues guidance on ‘securing data integrity against ransomware attacks’

NIST's National Cybersecurity Center of Excellence (NCCoE) has released two new guides to assist organizations with ransomware protection. Written in collaboration with members of the business community and vendors of cybersecurity solutions the guides offer ‘example solutions to address the data integrity challenges posed by ransomware and other destructive events’.

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Software and security testing predictions for 2021

Software and applications issues are often found to be the root cause of downtime, making testing an essential aspect of resilience. In this article Neil Cameron and Miguel Marques share their software testing and security testing predictions for 2021.

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How will the 2021 data storage landscape develop?

Scality made a number of data storage predictions for 2021, focusing on the rapid growth rate of cloud-native apps and containerisation. 2021 will see a number of trends emerge as enterprise IT teams and storage vendors adapt in order to support the rise of cloud-native apps and the subsequent change in application and cloud infrastructure models, according to the company.

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