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Why security need not stifle agility

Many CIOs are struggling to realise the full benefits of their increasingly virtualized IT estates, largely due to the strains of staying secure. But Reuven Harrison says it doesn’t have to be this way...

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Go back to basics to avoid network outages

By Joel Dolisy.

Last year, some of the largest and most well-known brands across the globe, including Google, Facebook and Twitter, experienced interruptions to their services due to network outages. Whether these organizations experienced downtime due to internal network errors or full blown [Distributed] Denial of Service [D]DoS attacks, the costs to their reputations and, is some cases, their revenues, proved significant.

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Seven things you need to know about the ‘GHOST’ vulnerability

By Szilard Stange.

Another vulnerability shocked the Linux world on 27th January 2015. The Qualys security research team found a critical vulnerability in the Linux GNU C Library (glibc) that allows attackers to remotely take control of an entire system without having any prior knowledge of system credentials.

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Strategies for protecting SQL Server in the cloud

By Tony Tomarchio

SQL Server is a business critical application that requires high availability protection, regardless of where it is deployed. Even in the cloud, you still need to protect SQL Server from downtime if the cloud instance or the cloud provider fails.

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