Posts Tagged: Protection

William Noonan: Legislative Action Needed to Bolster Consumer Data Protection

William Noonan, the U.S. Secret Service’s head of cyber investigations, has urged Congress to require businesses to notify consumers and law enforcement agencies in the event of a data breach, FCW reported Wednesday. Adam Mazmanian writes that Noonan appeared at a House Financial Services Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit hearing Wednesday. “While there… Read more »

CBP Sets New Award Date for $1B Integrated Fixed Towers Contract

U.S. Customs and Border Protection has delayed an award of a contract worth at least $1 billion to deploy fixed communication towers along the U.S. border with Mexico by at least three months. CBP originally planned to award the Integrated Fixed Towers contract during the first quarter of fiscal year 2014 but now plans to… Read more »

DOJ CIO Luke McCormack Nominated for Lateral Move to DHS

Luke McCormack, a former chief information officer for the Department of Homeland Security‘s Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, has been nominated to return to DHS as its CIO. He held the CIO role at ICE between 2005 and 2012 and has served as the Justice Department‘s CIO for one year, the White House announced Thursday…. Read more »

Zetta.net Unveils 2013 Predictions for Online Backup and Recovery

Hardware Backup Appliances Move toward Extinction While New Generations of Cloud-based Backup and Recovery Technologies Are more Widely Adopted Zetta.net today unveiled five predictions for the online backup and recovery market for 2013, all pointing to the broader adoption of online backup in more industries and the extinction of hardware backup appliances. From education and… Read more »

Physical and Cyber Infrastructure Protection Working Together

Can a “whole of nation” approach be the answer to the increasing connectivity of physical and cyber infrastructure protection? Hear insights from DHS experts Suzanne Spaulding, Deputy Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate and Mark Weatherford, Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity, National Protection and Programs Directorate as they discuss DHS programs in recognition of… Read more »

D2D2T vs. Online Server Backup – The Battle of Cost, Complexity, and Capabilities

Why Online Server Backup is Better Than Tape Backup by Nick Mueller, Zetta.net VNM101212 – An epic server backup battle is being waged right now in IT shops at small and medium-sized businesses all over the world. The battle is really just the choice between tapes, disks, D2D2T, and online server backup (which includes many… Read more »

Collaborative video for healthcare the key for avoiding readmission fines

The healthcare industry has gained a lot of attention lately, especially with the endless debate surrounding the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA). Unfortunately, the majority of the discussion and debate has focused on the shortcomings of the healthcare industry and rarely offers realistic or practical solutions for improving care to patients or accountability… Read more »

Server Backup Essentials

The 10 Critical Elements of Server Backup Technology Author: Nick Mueller, Zetta.net Local and off-site Backup Combination. It’s a best practice to have a combination of local and off-site backup. Typically you want to keep large files, like databases and system state file backups on-site. This enables a quick recovery of the latest version of… Read more »