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Tips to Increase the Life of your Solid State Drive

By Mike Cobb, Director of Engineering Power it Up Solid state drives (SSDs) have a shelf life. When powered down and not in use, they lose data over time. On average, it takes three months to a year for this process to begin, but depending on a variety of other factors, data loss could start … Continue reading Tips to Increase the Life of your Solid State Drive

Danger Lurking Inside Smart Houses

  By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer If the advanced technology in our everyday lives was directed against us, who would win in a battle pitting humanity against smart machines? If you consider the rapid rise of the Internet of Things (IoT), this imagined scene isn’t as farfetched as you might think. Fiction? This … Continue reading Danger Lurking Inside Smart Houses

Tax Season: Potential Payday for Hackers

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer The bad guys are getting really good at slipping into unprotected computer systems and obtaining tax files and other private information without your knowledge or permission. If you are filing your income taxes online this season, please beware of the very real threat from hackers and other cyber … Continue reading Tax Season: Potential Payday for Hackers

Another Crafty Phishing Attack Example

By Michael Hall, Chief Information Security Officer We like to keep you informed any time we come across a new scam or hack that may result in data loss or data theft. We’ve recently seen a new type of phishing email that is quickly becoming very common. This spoof email looks to be a locked … Continue reading Another Crafty Phishing Attack Example

Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers

By Rene Novoa, Senior Manager of eDiscovery and Digital Forensics Law enforcement and civil litigators now have another source of evidence—searching for clues and ESI in the Internet of Things (IoT) universe where “always-on” smart devices may collect and store evidence of criminal behavior or civil liability. Police are investigating an Arkansas murder where clues … Continue reading Warning: Internet of Things Holds Hidden Dangers