Endpoint Data Protection in Distributed IT Environments

Neil Stobart, Vice President of Global System Engineering, Cloudian View LinkedIn Profile In this recently published Information Security Buzz article, I discuss the rapid growth of distributed IT infrastructures and the implications for endpoint backup. Why Safeguarding Endpoint Data in Distributed IT Environments Requires a Different Approach to Storage By Neil Stobart Organisations have long ... Read More

5 Reasons Ransomware Protection Needs to Be a Board-Level Conversation

It is not just the responsibility of the IT/IS department to keep the business safe, but the obligation of every CXO and Board member to ask for and implement stringent cyber security measures starting with zero trust, perimeter security, and employee training.

Boards need to make ransomware protection a top priority

Ransomware attacks increased 150% last year according to Group-IB, a leading cybersecurity solutions provider, a trend that shows no signs of slowing. Given the financial, operational and reputational risk that ransomware poses, boards of directors need to make sure that safeguarding data from an attack is a top priority for the organizations they oversee. I recently made this case in an open letter to board members in Australia that was published in our only national daily newspaper, The Australian, and is reprinted below.

Overcoming Human Vulnerabilities that Open the Door to Ransomware

Ransomware attacks dominated the cybersecurity landscape in 2020 and will remain a top threat in 2021, posing major challenges for both public and private institutions. The UK’s National Cyber Security Centre recently reported that it handled more than three times as many ransomware incidents as in the previous year. New variations of attacks are always testing security defenses, including more sophisticated “phishing” schemes — taking advantage of human error or vulnerabilities by duping individuals into clicking a malicious link and thereby enabling ransomware to infect an organization.

5 Must-Haves in Enterprise Data Storage for Security and Compliance Needs

Data security is complicated. Compliance with security regulations has never been more important than it is today. It takes a lot of work to ensure your organization has a solid security program in place. How can you ensure you’re doing everything you can to protect your organization’s data? Here are the 5 things to keep in mind when picking a bulletproof enterprise data storage solution that not only satisfies the compliance requirements but also allows self-governance.

HyperIQ v1.1 is here!

Last month, we announced the launch of Cloudian HyperIQ™, an observability tool for visibility and analysis of your Cloudian storage infrastructure. The reception has been great! In the last 6 weeks, we have worked extremely hard to roll out the features that we couldn’t include in v1.0. Here are 3 reasons why you should upgrade to v1.1.

A Century of Healthcare Data

The need for a lasting storage infrastructure By Neil Stobart, Cloudian Vice President of Global Sales Engineering This post was originally written for HPE TECHnative. The ongoing data deluge is affecting virtually all industries, but perhaps nowhere is this issue having more impact than in healthcare. Due to a combination of factors, the use of … Read More

Pure Storage CloudSnap Integrates With Cloudian For Fast, Efficient Data Protection

Today at the Pure Storage user conference, Cloudian® announced the integration of its HyperStore® object storage platform with Pure Storage CloudSnap. This lets Pure users automatically move snapshot data between FlashArray and Cloudian, providing multiple cool benefits: Offloads Pure FlashArray Disk-based data repository for fast access On-prem for security, low-latency Exabyte scalable storage pool Policy-based, … Read More