Critical Windows bug fixed today is actively being exploited to hack users

“Microsoft on Tuesday patched two Windows vulnerabilities that attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to install malicious apps on the computers of unwitting users.”   — Ars Technica Read the full article here

What Recourse Do I Have In Case of Failure of Recovering my Backups from the Cloud?

This continues to be a touchy subject and I want to start opening the discussions around it because in many ways, I feel that business owners make some assumptions about the cloud that are simply not true. For me, a client asked me whether they should host their backup solution or not (the software vendor […]

Business Continuity as a Service: For what you own and for your cloud – Part 1

For the past few months, I’ve been having sidebar discussions with C-level executives around Business Continuity and whether it should/shouldn’t incorporate resources in the cloud. Traditionally, we’ve been programmed to build backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity plans for all resources that we own; and we assumed that cloud providers would do the same as […]