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2021: A Data Security Year in Review

2021: A Data Security Year in Review

The coronavirus pandemic clearly changed the way many of us work. From daily downtown commuters to military base employees, vast numbers of employees saw their day job location change virtually overnight nearly two years ago. According to a report published by Pew...

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Why You Should Buy TCG Opal SSDs

Why You Should Buy TCG Opal SSDs

Previously, we discussed why you should buy FIPS-certified SSDs. In a nutshell, FIPS certification assures you that the SSDs meet federal cryptography standards for securing your data at rest (DAR). They’re also a starting point for secure data storage in many...

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Why Should I Buy FIPS-Certified SSDs?

Why Should I Buy FIPS-Certified SSDs?

The short answer? You can be assured that FIPS-certified SSDs meet federal cryptography standards for securing your data at rest. Now for a little bit more. First, let’s take a step back. When people hear “cyberattack” or “cybersecurity” they often think of viruses,...

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Is BitLocker Sufficient?

Is BitLocker Sufficient?

Microsoft Windows includes a software encryption feature called BitLocker. BitLocker is designed to protect data by encrypting entire storage volumes. A volume, or logical drive, is a single storage area that has a single file system. By default, BitLocker uses the...

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Pentagon Creates ‘Zero Trust’ Cybersecurity Office

Pentagon Creates ‘Zero Trust’ Cybersecurity Office

Previous blogs highlighted headline-making cyberattacks. Of course, there’s the infamous 2020 SolarWinds attack: the Russian Foreign Intelligence Service injected malicious code into network management software, infecting thousands of users in federal agencies like...

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Introducing DIGISTOR PCIe Gen 4 SSDs

Introducing DIGISTOR PCIe Gen 4 SSDs

Today, we’ve announced our commercial-class PCIe Gen 4 SSDs. These M.2 format NVMe SSDs have four PCIe lanes (so we often refer to these as Gen 4x4) and are more than twice as fast as our PCIe Gen 3x4 SSDs. You can get the most out of your high-speed applications that...

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CISOs: Maintaining Cybersecurity at a Global Scale

CISOs: Maintaining Cybersecurity at a Global Scale

Last week, I ran across a column by CNN’s Sean Lyngaas called Hackers Have Breached Organizations in Defense and Other Sensitive Sectors. Security firm Palo Alto Networks recently discovered that suspected foreign hackers have breached nine organizations in the...

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