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DEFINITION: Hard-drive encryption is a technology that encrypts the data stored on a hard drive using sophisticated mathematical functions. Data on an encrypted hard drive cannot be read by anyone who does not have access to the appropriate key or password. This can help prevent access to data by unauthorized persons and provides a layer of security against hackers and other online threats.The concept of hard-drive  … 
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Cloud computing storage key management
sponsored by ComputerWeekly.com
ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Jagat Paudel addresses key management in cloud computing storage in this thesis from our Royal Holloway security series.
Posted: 04 May 2016 | Published: 04 May 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Credit Union Thwarts Cryptolocker Attack With Smart Backup Policy
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RESOURCE CENTER: One credit union found their banking applications stopped working due to the cryptolocker ransomware. This custom article takes a look at how their hyper-converged infrastructure contained a backup policy that enabled them to restore their virtual machines – without impacting performance or availability.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 22 Apr 2016

SimpliVity

Object Storage: S3 API Advanced Features
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JOURNAL ARTICLE: In this article, learn how object storage vendors can successfully implement AWS's API features using techniques such as tiering, synchronous replication, deduplication, and compression. See how you can improve your data protection, management, and efficiency with a properly functioning API.
Posted: 11 Apr 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Cloudian

Realize the value of data protection at scale
sponsored by HGST
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how to meet today's data protection with proper data management software and targeted storage systems that ensure integrity, scale and high availability. Access now to learn how you can simplify your backup strategy.
Posted: 31 Mar 2016 | Published: 01 Jan 2016

HGST

IBM Spectrum Virtualize Encryption Capability: Part of a Larger SDS 'Whole'
sponsored by IBM
VIDEO: In this video, Mark Peters, an analyst at ESG, discusses a software-defined storage solution that places encryption in the storage management layer to provide maximum ease and value across an entire storage ecosystem. Watch now to learn how you can improve your data security capabilities.
Posted: 09 Mar 2016 | Premiered: 19 Oct 2015

IBM

The Value of Protecting Data in General, and Encrypting It in Particular
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WHITE PAPER: This white paper highlights a software-defined storage solution with built-in encryption capabilities that provides a single point of control for encryption throughout the storage layer. Read on and see how this solution can enhance your storage hardware offerings, ease management, and improve your data protection.
Posted: 07 Mar 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2015

IBM

Best Practices for Eliminating SSL Encrypted Traffic Blind Spots
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WEBCAST: Learn how to apply policies and protection to combat threats hidden in HTTPS traffic and applications in this helpful webcast.
Posted: 19 Feb 2016 | Premiered: Jan 22, 2016

Blue Coat Systems

Using Veeam and VMware vSphere Tags for Advanced Policy-driven Data Protection
sponsored by Veeam Software
WHITE PAPER: This white paper defines activities that will protect workloads based on the “desired state” that their users will define for their workloads.
Posted: 11 Feb 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Veeam Software

The Global Risks Report 2016
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: This report from the World Economic Forum identifies the most pressing global risks countries and organisations will face in 2016, including sections on technology and cyber crime.
Posted: 20 Jan 2016 | Published: 20 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Building confidence in data security
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ANALYST REPORT: Businesses need to engage online with users from external organisations and mobile workers about data security. Analysts Bob Tarzey and Clive Longbottom explain why.
Posted: 12 Jan 2016 | Published: 12 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

Healthcare Data Management: The Facts
sponsored by Commvault
RESOURCE: Did you know 68% of healthcare data breaches are due to device theft/loss? Access this brief infographic to see essential statistics for data management in the healthcare industry, and discover what you can do to handle your data properly.
Posted: 08 Dec 2015 | Published: 08 Dec 2015

Commvault

Reconsidering PKI and its Place in your Enterprise Encryption Strategy
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ESSENTIAL GUIDE: Organisations need to re-think how to implement security across a range of devices, rather than settling for patchwork variations of PKI and commissioning deployments across the internet of things, this report from Omlis argues.
Posted: 03 Sep 2015 | Published: 03 Sep 2015

ComputerWeekly.com

HIPAA Violations Incur Multi-Million Dollar Penalties
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WHITE PAPER: Follow the evolution of HIPAA-HITECH regulations over the past few years, learn why compliance is more important than ever before, and gain knowledge on how to avoid violations inside this resource.
Posted: 04 Aug 2015 | Published: 15 Jul 2015

Absolute

Enterprise Email Security: Introduction and Tips
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EGUIDE: In this resource, find expert advice on how to stay ahead of cybercriminals using modern tools and techniques.
Posted: 31 Jul 2015 | Published: 01 Jul 2015

Mimecast

Your data on the move: secure mobile devices in your network
sponsored by Vera
EGUIDE: In this e-guide, you will discover the proper methods to secure emerging enterprise hardware such as iPads, netbooks and more.
Posted: 15 Feb 2016 | Published: 12 Feb 2016

Vera

A Case for IT Security: The Future of New EU Data Protection
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EZINE: In this week's Computer Weekly, as the UK prepares new laws on surveillance and data collection, we hear from security experts on the challenges of balancing privacy and security. Read on to identify implications of new EU data protection rules, as well as examine the growing threat of ransomware and how to tackle it.
Posted: 15 Jan 2016 | Published: 19 Jan 2016

ComputerWeekly.com

SSL/TLS Visibility: Determining Your Network Security Blind Spot Cost
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This white paper will assist you in calculating the cost of leaving the SSL/TLS network security blind spot open to hackers and presents strategies to mitigate risks.
Posted: 08 Jan 2016 | Published: 16 Dec 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Don't Get Lost in the Cloud: 10 Tips for Protecting Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: As organizations embrace more as-a service offerings, data visibility in the cloud becomes foggy. Relying on providers for compliance and protection simply isn't enough, but you shouldn't write off the cloud just yet. This white paper offers 10 tips for protecting data in the cloud to avoid breaches, loss, or theft.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 11 Nov 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Stop Attacks Hiding Under the Cover of SSL Encryption
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: This brief infographic lays out sobering statistics about encrypted traffic attacks and describes how encrypted traffic management can help mitigate these risks.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 09 Dec 2013

Blue Coat Systems

Putting the Pieces Together: The Complete Picture of Hybrid Cloud Storage
sponsored by Microsoft
RESOURCE: This resource explains how the Microsoft HCS solution manages storage capacity and archives data by leveraging fingerprints as data objects that are accessed directly on Windows Azure Storage and on-premises. Read on now to access multiple deployment scenarios for Microsoft HCS.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

Microsoft

An Expert Guide to Data Archiving with the Hybrid Cloud
sponsored by Microsoft
RESOURCE: In this resource, you will discuss the newest technologies used for digital archiving, and discover how the Microsoft hybrid cloud solution (HCS) can be used to archive data to Windows Azure Storage. Access this resource chapter to utilize cloud replication services that provide DR protection.
Posted: 07 Jan 2016 | Published: 07 Jan 2016

Microsoft

Top 5 Questions Answered on How to Best Protect Your Data in the Cloud
sponsored by Blue Coat Systems
WHITE PAPER: Discover the top 5 questions (and answers) you need to consider when crafting your cloud security strategy. The sad truth is there is no silver bullet to keep your data safe, but there are simple steps to keep hackers out. View now to find out what they are.
Posted: 05 Jan 2016 | Published: 18 Nov 2015

Blue Coat Systems

Enterprise Mobile Security for Dummies
sponsored by Skycure
WEBCAST: In this webcast, you'll gain insight into the confusing and evolving mobile security landscape. View now to learn a step-by-step guide to achieve holistic mobile security and review a checklist for evaluating mobile security strategies.
Posted: 07 Dec 2015 | Premiered: Mar 19, 2015

Skycure

Empower Data Protection with File Encryption and Bring Your Own Collaboration
sponsored by FinalCode
EGUIDE: This e-guide examines a security software that will ensure the highest level of enterprise file protection by encrypting documents individually. Learn why breach training can minimize damage when hackers attack, and access exclusive tips for creating a data classification policy.
Posted: 23 Oct 2015 | Published: 23 Oct 2015

FinalCode

The Data-Driven Organization: How to Unlock Greater Value from Data
sponsored by Commvault
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores today's data management challenges in the context of the 3rd Platform, particularly around cloud and Big Data/analytics, and explains how organizations can drive real value from their data.
Posted: 24 Aug 2015 | Published: 24 Aug 2015

Commvault
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DATA ENCRYPTION DEFINITION (continued): …  encryption is simple enough. When a file is written to the drive, it is automatically encrypted by specialized software. When a file is read from the drive, the software automatically decrypts it while leaving all other data on the drive encrypted. The encryption and decryption processes are transparent to all common applications such as word processors, databases, spreadsheets or imaging programs. A computer equipped with hard-drive encryption appears, from the user's point of view, to function as any other computer would.Windows Vista Enterprise and Ultimate editions offer a hard-drive encryption … 
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