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Disaster Recovery
Eaton provides business continuity with disaster avoidance application
Many SMBs often struggle with problems relating to UPS and IT assets due to the sheer amount of time and resources required to run effectively. 
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Ponemon Institute
Email revealed to be riskiest channel for data loss
More than half (60%) of organisations experienced data loss or exfiltration caused by an employee mistake on email in the last 12 months.
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Artificial Intelligence
CFOs using digital workers and AI to prevent unnecessary loss
New technology is now allowing CFOs to use digital workers to automate their accounting processes, making it easier for them to avoid unnecessary losses.
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Cybersecurity
Scammers inventing new targeted tools to amplify fraud schemes
Group-IB has uncovered a worldwide scam campaign targeting users in more than 90 countries all around the world.
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Cloud Security
Data leakage concerns dominate cloud security perceptions - Bitglass report
How secure is the public cloud? That’s what many IT and security professionals are asking as data leakage becomes a pressing concern for organisations and their data protection strategies.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Palo Alto launches enterprise data loss prevention service
The solution helps protect sensitive data at rest and in motion across every network, cloud and user access.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Interview: Acronis co-founder on going all-in for DLP
Data-loss prevention (DLP) strategies are a cornerstone of wider cybersecurity ecosystems, especially to counter the risks of remote working. Acronis co-founder Stas Protassov explains its significance and why it acquired a DLP powerhouse.
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
Survey: poor backup planning can cripple online retail
New survey finds one in four retailers have permanently lost critical business data, damaging sales and revenue.
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Cybercrime
Acronis: Lack of backup process within organisations causing data losses
Traditional strategies and solutions to data protection are no longer able to keep up with the modern IT needs of individuals and organisations. 
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Data Loss Prevention / DLP
How McAfee aims to curb enterprise data loss
McAfee DLP aims to help safeguard intellectual property and ensure compliance by protecting sensitive data.
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Cybersecurity
Exclusive: Five steps to a data-centric security strategy
Digital Guardian EMEA VP and GM discusses the modern network and how IT teams can deal with data no longer being confined to four walls.
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Data Loss
Employees, C-level & IT staff behind more than half of ASEAN data leaks
It is a disturbing sign to see that a relatively high percentage of leaks stem from top managers and system administrators."
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Data Protection
The top five ways data is lost in the cloud - and how to prevent it
StorageCraft’s Marina Brook offers up tips on the most common ways data is lost in the cloud - and how to prevent cloud data loss.
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BYOD / Bring Your Own Device
Symantec launches DLP solution that tracks data beyond company walls
Symantec has unveiled new technology that automatically encrypts and tracks data as it moves outside of managed environments.
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Malware
Data loss explained - Five reasons why your company could be next
Security firm ESET claims that for most companies, data is the most precious asset they have - when it’s lost, the cost can be catastrophic.
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Data Protection
Data leaks: How you can most effectively protect your client’s data
Exclusive Networks’ Jonathan Odria explains why a robust Data Loss Prevention (DLP) solution could have stopped the ‘Panama Papers’ from leaking.
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Data Loss
The 5 most common reasons for corporate data loss
There is no doubt that one of the main assets of a company is the data it stores. It should be adequately protected & available when needed.
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Data Protection
Ransomware: Easy to get hit, difficult to stop and costly to recover
Fortinet’s Gary Gardiner explains what ransomware is, how it works and ten tips to keep your data and applications from being held for ransom.
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Ransomware
Cyber attacks and data loss top of mind in Aus and NZ
"The traditional fears of hardware failure and accidental deletion are no longer the sole reasons people fear data loss."
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Disaster Recovery
What is Disaster Recovery and why should your business have it?
20 years ago, disaster was usually delivered by Mother Nature as survival of the business depended on bricks and mortar. Today, that's all changed.
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Cybersecurity
Massive shift among APAC enterprises to cloud-based DLP solutions
The DLP applications market in APAC was valued at over $170 million in 2014, and it is expected to grow at a CAGR of over 25% until the end of 2020.
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Cybersecurity
Don't let cyber criminals take you down this holiday season
“These days, cyber criminals will be on the lookout for every opportunity to steal data or gain access to company systems."
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Storage
How much do you value your digital life?
Data loss has taken on a whole new meaning as people entirely store prized possessions such as photos, music and personal documents in digital formats
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Disaster Recovery
Kiwi firms well-prepared for DR plans but struggle with data loss
New Zealand organisations appear to be on top of their disaster recovery plans, but recovering data in the event of an incident is another story according to a new survey released by EMC.