Consumer drives shown to be more reliable than enterprise drives

Seagate hard drives fail with more regularity than those from Western Digital or Hitachi, according to the latest results of an ongoing study by cloud service provider Backblaze. Backblaze released data from 38,000 drives that store more than 100 petabytes in its data center. The research continued to show consumer …

CompTIA now offers its research without charge

Creates new user category that gives registered users access to its vendor-neutral research and educational materials CompTIA, a 32-year-old tech industry group best known for its IT certifications, is broadening access to it resources by making them free. It’s created a new category, registered users, which means that if you …

‘Can everyone hear me now?’

Voice interception of mobile calls is an invisible security hole that isn’t getting enough attention Mobile threats have been with us for some time. Most organizations have done a fair job of protecting their important proprietary information, securing emails, encrypting on-board data and using mobile management tools to suppress data …