Tag Archives: Internet Security

5 Stages of Grief

“It’s not rocket science.” – Some Expert “One test is worth a thousand expert opinions” – Wernher von Braun (Rocket Scientist) I am a firm believer that reducing software & IT risks is not easy, but it is imperative.  It … 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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Software Shouldn’t Cry Wolf

It’s simple – if you have false alarms people will eventually ignore them. When you run a high-scale online service, it’s standard practice to have monitors & alerts watching the system so you can quickly find any problems in your system … Continue reading

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Calculating Uptime Improvement ROI

Paying for any type of expensive prevention – whether it’s insurance or backup software – can sometimes feel hard to justify because you have to think about the odds that something will happen to you and what it will cost.  … 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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