Storage News, Articles and Updates

BJC Healthcare in US suffers data breach, 33,000 affected

BJC HealthCare in the US said a data storage error potentially compromised 33,420 patient records when the information was accidentally made publicly available for nine months.

Lenovo addresses insecure credential storage bug in Fingerprint Manager Pro

Hardware and electronics manufacturer Lenovo disclosed an insecure credential storage vulnerability in its Fingerprint Manager Pro utility software, which can be exploited for local privilege escalation on a variety of systems.

Wannacrypt makes enterprises wanna cry - if storage isn't attack ready

Dan Florea explores how backup storage products can help reduce RTO to near zero, allowing organisations to run as normal in the event of a cyber-attack.

40% of UK workers prefer to keep their data stored in the EU

British workers prefer putting their trust in a European Union (EU) state to store their data (40 percent) rather than their own country (38 percent) or those from outside the EU (22 percent).

Hello Barbie poses threat to children's privacy

The new hackable Hello Barbie doll is giving a way into the minds of children.

Data storage stolen at Lloyds, customer account data lost

Lloyds Bank data storage device stolen from an RSA data centre two months ago contains customer names, addresses, sort codes and account numbers for Lloyds' Premier Account customers who had Royal Sun Alliance emergency home cover attached to their bank account between 2006 and 2012.

Cloud storage—the security risks and distrust toward computing

Surveys reveal the security risks of cloud storage and computing. Professionals cannot determine types of data.

Is your app secure? Probably not

App vulnerabilities need to be thought about holistically, so the network and database in which they reside also need to be considered says Josh Shaul.

RSA 2014: Sharing data key to beating APTs

Collaborative sharing of security data across enterprises, countries and industry sectors in a single big data store will be the future of protecting against advanced persistent threats, RSA delegates were told today.

Dropbox announces business solution and single sign-on option

Dropbox has announced the addition of single sign-on (SSO) technology to its administrator console.