Security News

How to Reduce Exchange Server Downtime in Case of a Disaster?
2021-08-17 13:00

Exchange Server downtime may occur at any point in time due to several reasons, such as malware attack, server crash, database corruption, and hardware or software-related issues/incompatibility. Exchange Server downtime is inevitable, especially when your organization relies on a standalone on-premises Exchange server.

Most disaster recovery solutions are not tested on a regular basis
2021-07-08 04:30

As organizations work diligently to support evolving business needs, while at the same time battling cybercrime and other threats to critical data, the majority of disaster recovery solutions are not tested on a regular basis, according to iland. As the IT estate changes over time, the survey indicated most disaster recovery solutions would not meet recovery objectives.

QNAP fixes critical bug in NAS backup, disaster recovery app
2021-07-05 18:48

Taiwan-based network-attached storage maker QNAP has addressed a critical security vulnerability enabling attackers to compromise vulnerable NAS devices' security. The improper access control vulnerability tracked as CVE-2021-28809 was found by Ta-Lun Yen of TXOne IoT/ICS Security Research Labs in HBS 3 Hybrid Backup Sync, QNAP's disaster recovery and data backup solution.

Tim Cook: Sideloading is a disaster and proposed App Store reforms would harm user privacy and security
2021-06-17 14:47

Tim Cook has claimed that proposed reforms to the App Store are "Not in the best interests of the user" and would "Destroy the security of the iPhone." "What we do at Apple is always focus intently on the user and what is in their best interests. The current DMA language that is being discussed would force sideloading on the iPhone, and this would be an alternate way of getting apps onto the iPhone," Cook said.

Zerto data protection offers backup and disaster recovery for hybrid and native AWS deployments
2021-04-23 01:30

From backup and disaster recovery for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Services, disaster recovery across AWS Regions or Availability Zones, and new backup capabilities for AWS focused on cost optimization and security to safeguard companies from malicious intent. Zerto backup and disaster recovery for Amazon EKS is a new offering that integrates backup and disaster recovery into the application deployment lifecycle for Amazon EKS. Organizations can now easily protect, recover, and move any Kubernetes application and its persistent data for a native, data protection as code experience.

QNAP removes backdoor account in NAS backup, disaster recovery app
2021-04-22 15:08

Update: QNAP confirmed that Qlocker ransomware has used the removed backdoor account to hack into some customers' NAS devices and encrypt their files. T]he so-called Qlocker ransomware took advantage of one of the patched vulnerabilities in HBS to launch a hostile campaign, targeting QNAP NAS directly connected to the Internet with unpatched old versions of HBS. QNAP has addressed a critical vulnerability allowing attackers to log into QNAP NAS devices using hardcoded credentials.

Proact disaster recovery service protects businesses from disruptive events
2021-03-02 01:30

Proact is launching a new version of its managed disaster recovery service, which allows customers to continue operating their businesses following disruptive events, regardless of where their data is located. Proact's new and updated disaster recovery solution protects data from customers' data centres, from Proact's newly updated PHC platform and from business servers sitting in public cloud platforms, such as AWS and Azure.

Texas power outage: Data analytics, modeling and policy making will be key to preventing similar disasters
2021-02-23 22:20

I think what you're going to see is that in the normal band of operation, I think, not just in Texas, but around the country, there's a lot of scenario planning, there's a lot of analytics that are present and used up from real-time, what they call, state estimation and situational wellness to situational awareness all the way to 20-year modeling to keep this grid stable. I think it's going to be a combination of modeling, not just the power grid, but the gas grid, of that water infrastructure-there's a whole huge behavioral modeling frontier that's going to be opened up.

Naked Security Live – Don’t let digital jokes turn into digital disasters
2021-01-25 19:30

Here's our latest Naked Security Live talk, where we talk about the difference between online "Secrets" that aren't really secret but were hidden away to be found as a bit of fun. Genuine secrets, such as passwords and encryption keys, that get "Hidden" away in apps or websites in the hope that they won't be found and abused.

How to be cyber-resilient to head off cybersecurity disasters
2021-01-07 13:00

Find out why experts suggest focusing on cyber-resilience instead of piling on more cybersecurity solutions. Financial losses, scarred reputations, and customer mistrust seem to indicate cybersecurity is a poor gamble and only worth the financial drain to make it difficult for cybercriminals-similar to how door locks keep honest people honest.