IT Decision Makers have their Head in the “Clouds”

Years ago, tech experts predicted that a new wave of technology would hit the scene and completely rework the way we, well, work. Cloud computing was viewed as the future of the enterprise – at the time, this mysterious yet highly intriguing concept promised to dramatically increased efficiencies that would enable companies to reduce costs and increase business flexibility.

Apple vs. FBI: The Great Back Door Debate Broken Down

In a discussion sweeping the tech (and consumer) world, it’s easy to suffer from “Apple vs. FBI” information overload. Here at WinMagic, we’ve been closely following the developments of the story and understand Apple’s firm stance. In an effort to break the story down (and share some of our own thoughts) here are the nuts and bolts of the Apple vs. FBI case.

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How Small Security Breaches Cost Big Money

Over the past several years, it seems as though we can’t go a week without another business getting hacked. The hacks that make the news have millions of victims, or their victims are high profile organizations such as Sony or the NSA. However, even if hackers don’t steal data from millions of people, they’re still expensive. Read on to learn why even “small” hacks are a big deal.

The Dark Side of Encryption

I know it’s very tedious these days to use a Star Wars metaphor, but as everyone’s doing it so will I. Encryption techniques have been used for some time to secure communications and protect personal or intellectual property.

Data Sovereignty, Safe Harbor & General Protection Regulations

First, an explanation on the concepts in the title of this piece. Data Sovereignty is the concept that digital data and information is subject to the laws of the country in which it is located and/or created. Safe Harbor is an agreement between the USA and EU that regulated and control import, export and processing of personal data and information. And the most recent, EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is the regulation of “processing’, ownership, rights and storage of personal data and information within the 28 member EU states.