From losing cherished memories to missing deadlines, the impact of not having backups when a data disaster strikes can hardly be overstated. Losing valuable data is one of the worst things that can happen to anyone – digitally, at least. Imagine losing critical data that you need to deliver a time-sensitive project with a deadline … More Are you prepared to prevent data loss?
Almost 60% of second-hand hard drives hold leftover data from previous owners, a study shows. Have you ever seen a hacker movie? When the other shoe drops, you can see the black hat scrambling for their computer, tearing out their hard drives and trying to erase them. They may even run neodymium magnets over them … More Are you sure you wiped your hard drive properly?
Security researchers have demonstrated how attackers could cause physical damage to hard drives, and cause PCs to crash, just by playing sounds through a computer’s speaker. A denial-of-service (DoS) attack against your organisation’s website is bad enough, preventing customers from reaching your online presence and perhaps preventing you from processing new orders – but imagine the chaos … More An acoustic attack can blue screen your Windows computer