Tag Archives: Data Loss

I recently found this slideshare about how to run a post-mortem here: Post Mortems for Humans I am personally a firm believer that if you want a reliable, problem-resistant system, you have to incrementally improve by asking questions and systematically eradicating … Continue reading

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Solve Human Error Disclosures

It doesn’t matter how good your technology systems are if you trust people to follow certain steps to keep data secure as a prison in England learned the hard way. The best part of this story is that they “were … Continue reading

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5 Disaster Preparedness Resolutions

You might think that new year’s resolutions are made to be broken.  Whether it’s to exercise more, chew fingernails less, or other clichés, they are hard to follow through on.  Witness the packed gym in January that becomes empty before March. … Continue reading

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Interview with PacketDrivers IT Outsourcing President Scott Hamlin

Scott Hamlin is a local business owner and IT professional that has been serving IT customers since the early 90′s. I recently had the opportunity to ask him a few questions about PacketDrivers and his views on improving software resiliency. … Continue reading

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My Personal Woes of Data Loss

Losing irreplaceable data  is one of the most frustrating experiences in modern life — and I’m not just talking about baby pictures. I’ve already written about how to prevent information disclosure, both from internal and external threats.  But data loss … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Stop Internal Information Leaks

“Locks keep out only the honest” – Jewish Proverb As a follow-up to my post on external information disclosure, I’ve put together my top 6 ideas for what you can do to reduce the risk of internal data theft and/or … Continue reading

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8 Ways to Prevent Information Disclosure

There are 2 main types of disclosures that can happen to your system: internal & external.  An internal disclosure is when an employee or administrator inadvertantly makes private information public.  This could happen from lack of shredding, carelessesness, mistakes, or … Continue reading

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