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The face of tomorrow’s cybercrime: Deepfake ransomware explained

While many countries are beginning to ease up on their respective pandemic lock downs—which, in turn, also means that everyone will soon ease into a life that is not quite post-COVID-19—we find ourselves once more on the cusp of change, an outlook that makes some feel anxious and others hopeful. But for forward-looking security experts, there are some futures they dread and, frankly, would … [Read more...]

RTO and RPO: Understanding Disaster Recovery Times

Everything you need in order to understand and plan your Disaster Recovery Times, including Recovery Time Objective (RTO) and Recovery Point Objective (RPO) Read the post here: RTO and RPO: Understanding Disaster Recovery Times … [Read more...]

The Acid Test for Your Backup Strategy

Everything you need in order to ensure the best backup and restore strategy of your media in case of unexpected disasters or failures Read the post here: The Acid Test for Your Backup Strategy … [Read more...]

How to Build Redundancy in your Hyper-V Backup Configuration

Backing up services and data is critical. Here are the best practices of building resiliency into your backup infrastructure and minimizing data loss Read the post here: How to Build Redundancy in your Hyper-V Backup Configuration … [Read more...]

How to Use Failover Clusters with 3rd Party Replication

The different types of replication options and what you need to ask your storage vendor if you are considering a third-party storage replication solution Read the post here: How to Use Failover Clusters with 3rd Party Replication … [Read more...]

How to Configure Failover Clusters to Work with DR & Backup

This post covers the design decisions required to create a resilient multi-site infrastructure to deliver optimal High Availability (HA) Read the post here: How to Configure Failover Clusters to Work with DR & Backup … [Read more...]

What is Quorum Vote Weight in a Windows Server Failover Cluster?

Genuine high-availability covers outages and long-term failures. Learn how dynamic quorum automatically sets the nodes needed to keep workloads running Read the post here: What is Quorum Vote Weight in a Windows Server Failover Cluster? … [Read more...]

Ransomware continues assault against cities and businesses

Ransomware continues to make waves in the US, forcing multiple cities and organizations into tough choices. Pressed for cash and time, local government organizations are left with few options: Either pay the ransom as soon as possible and encourage criminals to continue bringing essential services to their knees, or refuse and be left with a massive cleanup bill. When a $50,000 ransom becomes … [Read more...]

Ransomware isn’t just a big city problem

This month, one ransomware story has been making a lot of waves: the attack on Baltimore city networks. This attack has been receiving more press than normal, which could be due to the actions taken (or not taken) by the city government, as well as rumors about the ransomware infection mechanism. Regardless, the Baltimore story inspired us to investigate other cities in the United States, … [Read more...]