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NIST releases guidance on recovering from ransomware

The US NIST has published new guidance, ‘Data Integrity: Recovering from Ransomware and Other Destructive Events (SP 1800-11)’. This demonstrates how organizations can develop and implement appropriate actions following a detected cyber security event.

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Avoiding the pitfalls of cloud migration

When they go wrong cloud migration projects can results in downtime and disruption. Matt Lock highlights a number of common challenges experienced during cloud migration and what measures can be taken to manage these.

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DDoS attacks increase by 151 percent in first half of 2020

Neustar has released its latest cyber threats and trends report which identifies significant shifts in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack patterns in the first half of 2020. Neustar’s Security Operations Centre (SOC) saw a 151 percent increase in the number of DDoS attacks compared to the same period in 2019.

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Cloud resilience: a collaboration

This article arose out of conversations during the BCI’s Education Month, where a number of business continuity professionals decided to work together on a document exploring various aspects of cloud resilience. Continuity Central was approached to host the article so that it could reach a wider audience; and we are happy to do so.

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