Data Loss: Frequency Down, Volume Up 

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With the frequency down but the volume up, evidently data loss is “all about that bass”. Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— More than $1.7T is lost annually to data loss, downtime, says EMC More than $1.7 trillion is lost annually due to data loss […]

Infographic: Small Business IT Security

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Just as ignorance is no excuse for not obeying the law, so too is the notion that inadequate in-house expertise is no excuse for not protecting your business’ information assets. AIS Data Centers can help. Summary by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity; original published in ZDNet. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Infographic: […]

Infographic: Heartbleed, Shellshock, POODLE

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A picture is worth a thousand hacks. Summary by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— Infographic: Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE top the list of major web vulnerabilities The top three major web vulnerabilities uncovered this year were Heartbleed, Shellshock and POODLE, judges Web security firm Incapsula. “What makes […]

Will IT Security Suffer Due to Lack of Candidates?

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Don’t let the difficulty of finding a qualified candidate for full-time employment delay your  IT security readiness. Consider the alternatives, if even only short-term. AIS Data Centers can help. Summary article by David Weldon in FierceCIO. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——– Will cloud, security hires break the bank in 2015? Big data and data […]

Infographic: Cloud Security Risks, Realities

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Excessive fear and exuberant optimism abound when it comes to  the cloud. Who you gonna call? Summary by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ——— Infographic: 3/4 of firms rate their cloud security as fair or poor Despite the efficiency improvements and costs savings that cloud computing promises, enterprises continue […]

Will CyberSecurity Still Be a Concern in 2015?

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Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity; original published Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood ———- Will 2015 top this year for data breaches? This year has been a record year for data breaches. But what does next year hold for the IT security industry? Security firm Symantec has looked into its crystal ball […]

Higher Value Accounts Are…More Valuable

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News flash: accounts with higher levels of IT credentials are more valuable targets than other accounts. Diversify and protect accordingly. Summary article by Fred Donovan in FierceITSecurity. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ——– Infographic: Privileged accounts give attackers ‘all access pass’ to corporate networks Cyberattackers are focusing on privileged accounts […]

If You’re Going to Do It… Be Safe!

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If you’re going to have AWS then you might as well practice safe AWS. Summary article by in FierceITSecurity; original posted on Porticor. Emphasis in red added by me. Brian Wood, VP Marketing ——– Infographic: Top cloud security mistakes made by AWS users Many Amazon Web Services (AWS) users lose control of their data by […]

So You’ve Been Hacked — Now What?

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Recovering Business After a Data Breach Hacking is a major problem for businesses on the web. Even if you own a brick and mortar store, you can still be susceptible to a data breach. No one is immune to this growing problem, including some of the biggest companies in the world. The news has covered […]

Top 5 Data Security Breaches That Internet Users Should Know About

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In light of some recent high-profile security breaches, we compiled the top 5 data security breaches that Internet users should know about. Data security breaches can have a very severe impact on our modern lives. Many people rely heavily on the Internet to access financial accounts, personal data, images, and conversations. We often take for […]