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NEWS & INDUSTRY UPDATES

The 47-minute outage last Monday, which severely affected operations at workplaces and schools globally, was caused by a bug in an automated quota management system that powers the Google User ID Service. [Read More]
U.S. FERC and NERC release a report outlining cyber incident response and recovery best practices for electric utilities. [Read More]
Enterprise identity protection company Semperis raises $40 million in a Series B funding round, which it will use to expand globally. [Read More]
The FCC has yet to fully address cyber-security risks in its systems, a newly published report from the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) reveals. [Read More]
The question should be, is backup alone enough, or is full disaster recovery required to mitigate the effect of ransomware on your business? [Read More]
Acronis acquires 5nine and it will add 5nine’s cloud management and security tools to its solution portfolio for MSPs. [Read More]
Threat statistics come from a variety of sources: reported incidents, vendor telemetry, internet traffic and dark web analysis. All have value, and all have limitations. [Read More]
Dell unveils new EMC PowerProtect DD series appliances and announces improvements to existing data protection and recovery solutions. [Read More]
United States Conference of Mayors, which represents over 1,400 mayors from cities with a population of at least 30,000, promises not to pay ransomware demands. [Read More]
A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses. [Read More]

FEATURES, INSIGHTS // Disaster Recovery

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Marcus Ranum's picture
When you start your metrics program, you'll find that a great deal of information can be gleaned from existing data that gets stored in various places – most likely in your system logs.
Chris Hinkley's picture
A multi-layered breach detection and recovery plan is a must to protect your organization, making the difference between a catastrophic breach that devastates your business and a breach that’s quickly contained and terminated.
Chris Poulin's picture
There’s no one size fits all disaster survival plan: a server compromise is vastly different than full scale nuclear attack, and both require situationally appropriate responses.
Danelle Au's picture
What can we glean from "Superstorm" Sandy that will help us deal with security events as disruptive in nature as Super Storm Sandy? Do we need a strategic shift in how we respond to incidents? What are key security observations from this storm?
Rod Rasmussen's picture
In the security and privacy world, 2012 is turning out to be the year for Internet security bills. But why now and why so many Internet protection bills suddenly coming up in Congress?
Ram Mohan's picture
The Amazon Web Services Cloud Outage showed the world that the cloud — while great — does not absolve companies from taking fundamental precautions to safeguard their systems online.
Mike Lennon's picture
Enjoy this selection of top picks for 2010, listed in no particular order. Happy New Year!