Marriott faces data breach fallout

The Marriott hotel group has announced that it has fallen victim to one of the largest data breaches in history as data was stolen over the course of 4 years.

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Dixons Breach Becomes Super-breach Following Review

Earlier this year high street electronics firm Dixons Carphone revealed that a data breach had occurred the previous year, effecting over 1 million cu…

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Power Surge Causes Outages To Reading Offices

On Tuesday 26th, June, businesses and organisations in the Reading Abbey square faced temporary downtime when a power surge caused apower outage. At 8…

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Failure To Test Backup Systems Costs Visa

Global payment organisation Visa suffered an outage on Friday 1stJune leading to more than 5 million failed transactions. The problem began at around …

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Disaster Recovery or Reduced Downtime?

Disaster recovery (DR) has historically been out of reach to some organisations. The need for expensive equipment or services outweighed the perceived…

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Why Great Support Is Vital To IT Strategy

An organisation’s IT strategy must deal with many aspects, from ensuring users have a seamless experience to protecting against the threats of organ…

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Equifax – The Breach That Keeps Getting Bigger

Last year in September 2017 Equifax revealed that they had numerous data files stolen by hackers. The Credit Ratings agency initially at the time repo…

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Commonwealth Bank Of Australia And The Tale Of The Lost Tapes

Tape media has long been used for storing data for long-term retention, as an alternate copy, a backup or an archive. It is a well trusted medium and …

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TSB Suffer From A Serious IT Error

British bankTSBhas suffered from an IT crisis which has lasted for over six days with an estimated 1.9 million customers experiencing problems around …

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Public Cloud Makes Sensitive Data Public

The Panama papers data leak of 2016 was, at the time, described as the largest data breach in history. The breach lead to sensitive file data being ac…

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3, 2, 1 Restore… Failed

Backup is a key element of protecting data and more importantly ensuring that data can be recovered in the event of loss, breach or corruption. For UK…

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