BC/DR Strategies within a Cloud Environment – Disaster Recovery Journal

Written by  OLAY LADEJI
Wednesday, 01 February 2017

The modern day CIO is under constant pressure to implement new technologies that empower the business, while simultaneously keeping critical data, applications, and processes readily available. In today’s “new normal” economy, organizations of all sizes must seek affordable ways to deliver reliable and consistent IT services to customers and employees.

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The Evolving Challenge of Cybersecurity – Disaster Recovery Journal

Written by  DICK CSAPLAR
Tuesday, 10 January 2017

Cybersecurity has evolved greatly over the last 20 years and, in fact, nothing about it is the same as when the concept of cybersecurity first emerged. Need proof? Even dictionaries have not kept pace with the growth with many still promoting the idea that cybersecurity is primarily building walls, “Cybersecurity is defined as measures taken to protect a computer or computer system against unauthorized access or attack.” Today, the meaning of every operative word in the definition – measures, computer systems, access, and attack – has broadened well beyond what was originally intended.

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Hacker hijacks thousands of publicly exposed printers to warn owners | PCWorld

By Lucian Constantin | Romania Correspondent, IDG News Service
FEB 6, 2017 7:26 AM PT

Following recent research that showed many printer models are vulnerable to attacks, a hacker decided to prove the point and forced thousands of publicly exposed printers to spew out rogue messages.

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Beware! Malware distributors are switching to less suspicious file types | PCWorld

By  | Romania Correspondent, IDG News Service | FEB 6, 2017 10:45 AM PT

After aggressively using JavaScript email attachments to distribute malware for the past year, attackers are now switching to less suspicious file types to trick users.

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