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Lack Of Data Integrity With Local Backup

Is it worthwhile to use online backup when there are plenty of other, more traditional ways to backup data on a computer? Yes, I think so and most others in the technology industry would probably agree. One clear advantage that online backup has over local backup is that your data is stored away from home or office. Your important data is…
Monday, June 11, 2018

Difference Between Data Security and Data Integrity

Can you have data security without having data integrity? Can you have data integrity without having data security? Data integrity and data security are related terms, each playing an important role in the successful achievement of the other. Data security is the protection of data against unauthorized access or corruption and is necessary to ensure data integrity. Data integrity is a desired result of data security, but the term data…
Monday, May 28, 2018

Requirements to Achieve Data Integrity

Data integrity is the overall completeness, accuracy and consistency of data. Organizations need reliable data in order to make quick and effective decision making. Compromised data is of little use to enterprises, not to mention the dangers presented by sensitive data loss. For this reason, maintaining data integrity should be a core focus of all businesses. Data integrity can be compromised in…
Monday, May 21, 2018

Tips To Make Your IT Resilient

Almost all businesses critically rely on their IT systems to run their business. Without these systems up and running, businesses can lose thousands and thousands of dollar per day.  If these systems go down due to a natural disaster, temporary power outage, loss of data center, ransomware or hacker attack, lost or corrupted files, or an application failure due to a…
Monday, April 30, 2018

Spider Ransomware Gives Victims 4 Days

Just when you think you have seen it all, a new spider ransomware changes the game. Attackers behind a new ransomware campaign are offering an easy tutorial video to ensure they make money from their criminal activities. This spider ransomware is being distributed through malicious Office documents, infecting victims with file-encrypting malware. This strand of ransomware was only detected a…
Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Outsourcing Regulatory Compliance

Data security and breach notification issues continue to grab headlines, most recently about the data breach announced by Equifax. Regulatory scrutiny is currently underway, with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) surprisingly publicly announcing that the agency is investigating the breach. Not that long ago, UBER was investigated by the FTC for a security breach that occurred with their storing of…
Friday, November 3, 2017

Microsoft Azure Introduces Confidential Computing

Microsoft Azure Blog Series One of the top concerns organizations have when considering implementing cloud technologies is security. Just last week, Microsoft announced Azure is the first cloud to offer new data security capabilities with a collection of features and services called Azure confidential computing. Confidential computing offers a protection new to public clouds, encryption of data while in use. This means…
Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Geographic Redundancy Security and Your ERP

Microsoft Azure Blog Series With Ransomware making the headlines so frequently over the last year, with natural disasters such as the flooding in Texas happens, data security has become the top concern businesses are facing today. Your ERP system is the heart of your organization’s technology and the keeper of your most important data. Protecting your data is not an…
Thursday, August 31, 2017

ITAR Data Security Recommendations

ITAR Compliance has been the newest regulation to affect the manufacturing industry. If you haven’t yet read our ITAR Compliance: What You Need to Know article, you will want to read that to get a basic level of ITAR Compliance understanding prior to reading this article. Your organization needs to understand what ITAR Compliance is and what responsibilities you have to…
Tuesday, June 6, 2017

ITAR Compliance: What You Need to Know

Various industries experience their own level of compliance and government related policies and rules. In the manufacturing industry, ITAR Compliance is the latest compliance that has come to the forefront. The first step you need to take to attack this new compliance, is to first understand what it is. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) control the export and import of defense-related articles…
Tuesday, May 30, 2017