Data Breach

Data Breach

This is the fifth blog in a five-part series on risk mitigation and how Commvault can help. Access the fourth blog. Warren Buffet once said, “Risk comes from not knowing what you are doing.”  Flipping that statement around a little, but following the same logic: “Risk is reduced by knowing what you are doing.” That comment […]

By Chris Powell It’s Data Privacy Day. The theme of today is “Respecting Privacy, Safeguarding Data and Enabling Trust.” Why is this important? Think about it. We live in a time where people have to worry about Alexa recording your conversations or your toaster spying on you. Worrying about issues of privacy and trust is our reality – and […]

By Matt Tyrer Trust. It is probably one of the most important elements of any relationship. Be it business, romantic, platonic, or between a pilot and his wookie, trust is the cornerstone of these engagements. Data. Probably one of the most important things about you right now, be it your Social Security number, date of […]

By James Canham-Ash It is Jeff Bezos’ online retail mammoth, Amazon, which most people credit with the global export of Black Friday in 2010. Since then, the ONS statistics show weekly Internet purchases during the month of November have almost tripled, and internet sales as a percentage of total retail sales have more than doubled from October […]

By Lance Shaw Everywhere you turn, you hear about how important data is to your business. No one knows your business as well as you do – and what you do with that data to keep things running smoothly.  No matter the industry you are in, information that is quickly available while being properly managed […]

By Jesse Eichhorn It’s been just over a year since the devastating and, regrettably, mostly preventable WannaCry ransomware attack swept the globe. Unprecedented in scale, this attack brought worldwide focus to the ever-present danger posed by cybercriminals and the increasingly sophisticated tools and methods they employ. The UK’s National Health Service was hit particularly hard, where stories emerged […]

By Commvault Last week another massive corporate data breach was announced. One of the largest ever. This time it was Equifax. Although this example might demonstrate the impact of personal data loss, it does highlight how important it is for corporations to protect and secure their data. As data professionals, we have a responsibility for the confidentiality, […]

By Patrick McGrath News sources have been extremely active over the last week with emerging details of the ‘WannaCry’ global ransomware attacks, using vulnerabilities taken from the National Security Agency of the United States. The impacts of the attacks are ongoing, with victims in more than 150 countries, including hospitals that have been effectively brought […]

By Commvault Today the United States, and about 50 other countries around the world, celebrate Data Privacy Day to raise awareness, promote privacy and data protection best practices. While this official yearly holiday has great intentions, our approach to data needs to be thought about and addressed every day, from the average consumer to our […]