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  • Storage Clips: Data breach affects 196,000 HP employees

    HP has confirmed that a laptop containing information on participants in its retirement plan was stolen a week ago. 

  • Tape and disk encryption product roundup

    With tape and disk encryption products becoming more popular, storage administrators have more options in how to protect sensitive information at rest in the data center and in flight across public networks. 

  • Hack your storage to test your security

    This tip outlines various security tests you can perform, along with tools you can use, to ethically hack your storage systems and uncover vulnerabilities you might not have discovered otherwise. 

  • You knew it had to happen sooner or later

    Marriott's lost tapes are just the latest in a string of high-profile storage snafus. But with plenty of viable security solutions available, there's simply no excuse for these very public blunders. 

  • Tools for securing mobile drives

    Information security expert Kevin Beaver outlines various security tools available for keeping your mobile devices secure when they're lost or stolen, as well as when a user loses data that has to be restored. 

  • Data leaks and losses abound

    Whether it was a government Web site exposing sensitive data or a bank losing a tape with 90,000 customers' Social Security numbers in the past week, there have been plenty of data security snafus. 

  • Marriott breach spotlights internal data security

    Experts say Marriott's recent data loss shows that internal data security controls may be lagging at many companies, and offer tips on how users can protect themselves better. 

  • Effective storage security policies

    We always hear about the importance of security policies, but just how they relate to storage security can be a bit unclear. In this tip, information security expert Kevin Beaver outlines essential policy creation processes along with specific polici... 

  • Quantum jumps into security fray

    Quantum announced new security capabilities for its tape libraries that will begin appearing next quarter. But for users waiting for full native encryption, it'll be at least another year. 

  • Data on failed disks worries users

    Increased regulation and security scrutiny has users struggling with new problems, such as data on failed disks sent off site for repair.