During the early morning hours on January 18, 2012, a hacker gained access to the ASU computer systems and removed a list of passwords. The IT incident response team recommended the incident be classified as high-level and email systems be shut down. Within minutes of establishing the first bridge-line call, a member of ASU’s media team suggested the use of ICS to manage this incident.
The Washington state Administrative Office of the Courts was hacked sometime between last fall and February, and up to 160,000 Social Security numbers and 1 million driver's license numbers may have been accessed during the data breach of its public website, officials said. The broader information "just happened to be on a server in an area that was accessed," said Veronica Diseth, director of the courts' information services division.
Study Finds Enterprise Reliance On ‘Always On’ Systems Necessary To Ensure Continual Business OperationsMay 7, 2013 4:31 pm | News | Comments
SunGard Availability Services released survey results published in an IDC White Paper, sponsored by SunGard Availability Services, Lack of Operational Resilience Will Undermine Enterprise Competitiveness: A Strategy for Availability (April 2013) that identify the competitive advantages of establishing sophisticated systems for maintaining uninterrupted business operations.
In a new report on the Chinese military, the Defense Department goes a small step further than it has gone in the past, when it said that cyberattacks originated in China and may be linked to Beijing's use of civilian experts in clandestine attacks against American companies.
Black Lotus, a leader in availability security and provider of distributed denial of service (DDoS) protection, has announced its partnership with Steadfast, a Chicago based IT Infrastructure Data Services provider. Under the terms of the partnership, Steadfast will offer Black Lotus enterprise-grade DDoS protection to its customers.
The top U.S. military officer said Wednesday that he has called on China to be more transparent about cyberattacks and boost collaboration with the U.S. to tackle a common threat to their economies. Gen. Martin Dempsey said tackling cyber intrusions featured in his talks with his Chinese counterpart and other Chinese leaders during his three-day visit to China.
The U.S. service academies are ramping up efforts to groom a new breed of cyberspace warriors to confront increasing threats to the nation's military and civilian computer networks that control everything from electrical power grids to the banking system.
A Dutch citizen arrested in Spain on suspicion of launching what authorities have called the biggest cyberattack in Internet history is expected to be handed over to the Netherlands within 10 days, a Spanish court official said Monday.Police from the Netherlands, Germany, Britain, Spain and the U.S. took part in the investigation.
Some on Wall Street shrugged off the outage. "I don't think it is too big of a deal if it's a one day thing. If it keeps happening, of course, that's different," said Ryan Detrick, a senior technical strategist at Schaeffer's Investment Research.
EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company, has announced that its market-leading EVault® Cloud Disaster Recovery Service with a guaranteed Service Level Agreement (SLA) is now available from EVault and its partners in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA).
Some may wonder whether Caldwell's coins will one day be among the few physical reminders of an expensive fad that evaporated into the electronic ether — perhaps the result of a breakdown in its electronic architecture, or maybe after a crackdown by government regulators. "Movie pirates always win the long game against Hollywood," he said. "Bitcoin works the same way."
North Korea was responsible for a cyberattack that shut down tens of thousands of computers and servers at South Korean broadcasters and banks last month, officials in Seoul said Wednesday, noting that an initial investigation pointed to a military-run spy agency as the culprit.
Rentsys Recovery Services, a provider of comprehensive disaster recovery solutions for banks, credit unions, mortgage lenders and other organizations, announced the launch of its new Customer On-Boarding Process. The on-boarding process was designed to prepare financial institutions for a more efficient recovery following a disaster and to prepare for an audit.
A record-breaking cyberattack targeting an anti-spam watchdog group has sent ripples of disruption coursing across the Web. Spamhaus, a site responsible for keeping ads for bogus weight-loss pills out of the world's inboxes, said it had been buffeted by the monster denial-of-service attack since mid-March.
Investigators have yet to pinpoint the culprit behind a synchronized cyberattack in South Korea last week. But in Seoul, the focus is fixed on North Korea, which South Korean security experts say has been training a team of computer-savvy "cyber warriors" as cyberspace becomes a fertile battleground in the nations' rivalry.
In an embarrassing twist to a co-ordinated cyberattack on six major South Korean companies this week, investigators said they wrongly identified a Chinese Internet Protocol address as the source. "We were careless in our efforts to double-check and triple-check," KCC official Lee Seung-won told reporters.
In the leadup to the11th Annual Continuity Insights Management Conference, April 22-24, 2013 at the Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, Continuity Insights sat down with Ron Martel, Development Executive at IBM Business Continuity & Resiliency Services, to discuss the impact of data breaches and the importance of thinking on multiple dimensions.
ExaGrid Systems, Inc., the leader in scalable and cost-effective disk-based backup solutions with data deduplication, and ATScloud, the premiere hybrid-cloud solution provider, have announced a partnership to offer cloud-based Disaster Recovery as a Service. New and existing customers can replicate their backup data.
Unitrends, the leading provider of all-in-one backup, archiving, instant recovery and disaster recovery solutions, today announced that the company experienced double digit revenue growth in 2012 -- the best year in the company's 24-year history.
As enterprises make mission-critical data available to employees, they also must consider legal and compliance regulations in their respective industries. Many organizations are required by law to be in compliance with data protection standards. CMS’s new CE Secure DiskVault USB 3.0 helps ensure that companies meet regulations such as HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and more.
Dell is introducing a mobile management solution that helps organizations secure and simplify BYOD, a security portal to help organizations monitor network security threats, and a data recovery appliance to ensure organizations stay up and running amid unexpected outages.
EVault, Inc., a Seagate Company (NASDAQ: STX), today announced a partnership with Fujitsu. The strategic partnership enables Fujitsu to expand and enhance its backup and recovery portfolio by bringing to market a series of comprehensive hybrid cloud services.
The acquisition allows OSN to add business continuity and disaster recovery capabilities, as well as managed hosting and storage to its growing portfolio. These products are particularly significant at present when enterprises are focused on both strategic allocation of IT investments and safeguarding of mission-critical company information.
December 4, 2012 at 2:00 p.m. EDTIn today’s data-intensive business environment, you can’t afford to have your systems down for 24 hours or more. Sometimes, even four hours is too long. RTOs are shortening and service level agreements (SLAs) are keeping pace.In this live webcast you will learn:Industry trends in backup and recovery timesThe importance of a guaranteed SLA for disaster recoveryArchitecture options to ensure data protection and uninterrupted operationsREGISTER TODAY
Zetta.net today announced a special data evacuation service offer for businesses in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy. Critical data can be immediately evacuated to geographically dispersed, enterprise-grade data centers for free, where it will be securely preserved throughout the course of the storm.
Transfreight implemented ZVR to protect several mission critical production applications, including Microsoft SQL Server, Great Plains, Exchange, TMW Suite, ADP and Yard Smart. The applications were previously being replicated between two main datacenters in Kitchener and Cambridge, and Transfreight required very aggressive service levels to ensure no interruption to its North American customers.