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Compliance June 14, 2019

One Year Post-GDPR: What’s Changed in Data Privacy and Compliance?

It’s been one year since GDPR went into effect. How has it impacted privacy laws in the U.S., and what are businesses doing differently as a result?

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Security May 16, 2019

Microsoft Patches Windows 2003 and 2008 RDP with CVE-2019-0708

Microsoft patches Windows 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2 servers. The patch mitigates the possibility that an attack could happen via Remote Desktop Protocol.

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Security March 22, 2019

Cyberattacks Happen. A Fully Integrated Incident Response Plan Will Get You Through It.

The only way to be prepared for cyberattacks is with a fully integrated incident response plan. Learn why IR is critical to security preparedness.

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Cloud March 13, 2019

Hybrid IT and Cloud Environments Demand Proactive Monitoring

In today’s hybrid multi-cloud environments, visibility and proactivity are the keys to availability. It’s no longer sufficient for IT teams to simply react to issues.

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Security March 11, 2019

ColdFusion CVE-2019-7816

On March 1, 2019, Adobe released patch advisory APSB19-14 for all currently maintained and supported versions of ColdFusion. Here’s what you need to know.

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Compliance October 30, 2018

DataBank CISO, Mark Houpt, Featured on I Love Data Centers Podcast

Mark joins I Love Data Centers podcast to discuss all things data security and explain the roles of data center providers and clients in data protection.

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Security October 17, 2018

Security updates available for ColdFusion | APSB18-33

On September 11, 2018, Adobe released security updates to ColdFusion 2018, 2016, and 11.  The purpose of these security updates is to patch a vulnerability that could lead to arbitrary code execution.  On September 28, 2018, Adobe has determined that CVE-2018-15961 is being actively exploited in the wild which specifically allows for unrestricted file uploads.  […]

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Compliance July 19, 2018

How to Make Continuous Monitoring Part of Your Compliance and Security Strategy

Continuous monitoring isn’t a new concept; it’s been a component of well-developed industry IT organizations for many years. Whether conducted on a monthly or quarterly basis depending on subject matter, it’s easiest to present reports to an auditor and complete the auditing process with the support of continuous monitoring.

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Security January 15, 2018

Follow up on Meltdown/Spectre

January 15th, 2018 The DataBank teams have been hard at work this past week testing and addressing the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities. If you missed our previous communication that described the situation and status, please click here for some valuable background information sent on Tuesday, January 9th at 11:48am.

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Security January 9, 2018

Update on Meltdown and Spectre

January 9, 2018 This past week you may have heard of two major vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre, that impact the large majority of computer processors including Intel, AMD, and ARM. These vulnerabilities manipulate widely adopted performance enhancing features built into most modern CPUs.

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