Ransomware: To Pay or Not to Pay Ransom?

It’s no news that ransomware is big business. The FBI puts the cost of ransoms paid out in 2016 to almost $1 billion. And given how profitable this business model is, it’s poised to get worse. So what to do if you’re hit with ransomware? From a business perspective,
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The Impact of Converged Infrastructure on Backup and Disaster Recovery

Converged infrastructure helps companies eliminate data center sprawl, streamline resource management, and simplify IT operations. But how does it handle backup and disaster recovery? The post The Impact of Converged Infrastructure on Backup and Disaster Recovery appeared first on Sto
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RansomeWare – don’t let them extort from your business.

A recent ransom attack recovered! A user at one of my clients was logged into their account which was granted Domain Admin permission, always something that is not recommended. That user clicked on a web page that infected their PC with a Trojan. The Trojan attack happened on Friday b
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Are you REALLY backed up?

If you have any computer system that contains business critical data, it needs to be backed up.  Are you backed up? Here is a list of questions that should help you determine if you are protected from computer and server failure or a compromised system.     Q: Do you know if
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Google? WTHeck!

Google continues to show signs of mis-configuration for their mail system.   Today the particular address in the graphic has been added to another RBL black list. I checked a few of the other IP addresses associated with Google’s mail system and find that many of the other IP ad
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