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Small Storage Medium, Big Risk: USB Flash Drive Security Tips

The worst military breach in U.S. history occurred almost a decade ago, in 2008, when a USB flash drive, containing malware, infected the network and resulted in the Department of Defense’s sensitive information being leaked. This event was a wake-up call for many in the cyber security space, and efforts have been made to expose the risks that these flash drives create. Today, most IT pros understand that USB flash … Read More

Blancco APAC Region Announces New Corporate CSA Membership

Blancco’s APAC region is proud to announce its new membership with the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA). The CSA is a not-for-profit organization committed to promoting the use of best practices for providing security assurance within Cloud Computing. CSA also provides Cloud Computing education to its members and other individuals and organizations. The organization is led by a broad coalition of industry practitioners, corporations, associations and other key stakeholders. The CSA’s … Read More

How U.S. Companies Can Get Ahead of the EU GDPR

The European Data Protection Regulation will come into effect May 25, 2018, replacing the existing Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC and enacting heavier privacy protection laws for all individuals working, visiting or residing in the E.U. Despite its European-specific origin and application, the new regulation will affect businesses globally. Any company that handles personal information from individuals who are residing in the European Union during creation will need to comply with … Read More

Blancco Secure SSD Erasure Method Verified by ADISA

The Asset Disposal and Information Security Alliance (ADISA) runs a product claims testing test facility which allows vendors to submit their products for testing on their own pre-defined hardware, including SSD erasure software. The ADISA Industry Standards are applicable to companies that participate in IT asset recovery, leasing, logistics, repair center and the IT Asset Disposal Standard. The ADISA audit process is multi-layered and includes full audits, unannounced operational audits and … Read More

Are Dark & Unstructured Data Putting Your Business at Risk?

An eye-opening report from Veritas Global Databerg finds that at least 85% of stored data Is either dark or redundant, obsolete or trivial (ROT). Most of this ROT data is unstructured, which means it doesn’t have a pre-defined data model or is not organized in a pre-defined manner. Unstructured data often appears in the form of e-mails, memos, chats, white papers, marketing materials, images, presentations and video files.  Most organizations … Read More

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