NHS cyber-attack: how to respond when disaster strikes

On May 12th, the NHS was harmed by a national cyber-attack. Hackers targeted the backbone of the NHS, tapping into computers, telephone lines, MRI scanners, blood-storage refrigerators and theatre equipment. Surgeons used their mobile phones to communicate, and critical information such as x-ray imaging was delivered on CDs.By Nick Hawkins, Managing Director EMEA at Everbridge.

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Three critical components of every good DR plan

When it comes to weathering a disaster, preparation is 9/10 of the law. But how DO you prepare yourself, exactly? asks Tim Mullahy at Liberty Center One, a data centre in Royal Oaks, MI.

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Datto helps keep the wheels on Reading Buses go round and round

Datto enables public transport company to remain operational in the face of growing ransomware threat.

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Ransomware attacked, what now?

On Friday afternoon, the NHS was hit by a cyber attack of historic proportions, affecting trusts and public health services nationwide. This is a stark illustration that ransomware is a very real threat, and does not discriminate when it comes to crippling businesses. In a technology age where cyber attacks and being virtually held to ransom are the new normal, it’s absolutely critical to have a strategy in place to both combat attacks when they happen, and to ultimately prevent them before they do.

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The threat IoT devices bring to business continuity

By David Paquette, product marketing manager at Scale Computing.

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Security policies matter for disaster recovery

Professor Avishai Wool, CTO at AlgoSec, looks at how organizations should approach security policy management in their disaster recovery planning.

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Preventing zero day infections

Osiris Ransomware: new addition to the Locky family.

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Disaster Recovery and the need for speed

By David Fisk, Director EMEA and APAC at Quorum.

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Give your virtualised apps the storage support they deserve

By Dan Florea, Director of Product Management at Tintri.

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