Archive for the ‘privacy’ Category

You Are f*cked Without a Backup Plan: 94% of companies without a backup recovery plan are out of business within 2 years of loss

April 29, 2015 2:43 pm

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Why is backup so important? One answer to that question is that it’s not IF you will lose your data, but WHEN. Loss may be due to a contractor hitting the wrong switch and deleting critical data, or deletion by a trusted and valuable employee who didn’t notice the server GUI changed. You may have to cope with intentional vandalism by a rogue vendor with access to your network, or a massive attack of thousands of infected computers. Losing your data is a business reality. The question is, can you get your data back … and how fast?

 

The type of data you have, and what that data is precisely, will be a factor in how the data is backed up. Here are some critical tips to approaching backing up your company’s critical data.

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Why you need to limit bots

January 20, 2015 9:49 am

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The use of bots and scrapers continues to surge, and they are pounding your web server resources, cloud or not. Bot behavior is for the most part benign, but poorly-coded and malicious bots can hurt site speed and performance. They look like DDoS attacks. They may be part of a rival’s competition monitoring, or re-purposing your content and presenting it as their own.

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Why music fans need net neutrality

January 5, 2015 7:53 am

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Bands like Fugazi once warned of the influence of an industry principally controlled by “Five Corporations,” of a dystopian mass society where fewer and fewer voices speak to an ever larger and more passive audience. Now we’re down to just three major labels, and despite payola laws, those three companies keep a firm grip on what gets played on commercial radio.

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Gravitylab joins President Obama to demand net neutrality

November 13, 2014 6:35 am

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Today, President Obama issued a statement calling for strong rules to ensure net neutrality. This is a BIG deal for people who think the Internet should be a...

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How to: Techniques to redirect an Android phone or tablet, and differentiate between android phone or android tablet

November 20, 2013 4:21 am

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  Redirecting Android devices for streaming video: Javascript and PHP You may also be interested in other .js and php redirects we’ve compiled: Here’s javascript to send iOS...

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Mobile Video and Phone Security

September 17, 2013 10:58 pm

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Top 10 Mobile Risks Read more at OWASP Mobile Security Project M1: Insecure Data Storage M2: Weak Server Side Controls M3: Insufficient Transport Layer Protection M4: Client Side...

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How to watch streaming video with some expectation of privacy: Proxy your IP address and protect your online identity. Here’s how:

June 30, 2013 9:44 am

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SafeIP for Windows computers (Mac alternative below) : Why would you want anyone to know where you are while watching streaming media? CDNs, ISPs, work firewalls can restrict...

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