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Law firms must overcome data management and security fears

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 8 Jul 2016, 11:11 AM

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There are many benefits to the legal sector taking a paperless approach when it comes to storing data. However, as recent research revealed, 29% of legal firms still saw digital data storage and security as a major business challenge. Outside of the legal sector, hybrid cloud solutions help many businesses overcome their anxieties towards cloud data storage and this blog explains why a hybrid solution along with proper staff training and constant security reviews should help the legal sector overcome those same issues.

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Busting cloud myths

Posted by Stuart Brown | 14 Apr 2016, 14:10 PM

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With data loss and theft being a big concern of CIO’s, Stuart Brown our Principle Solutions Architect looks at the common myths that surround questions of moving data into the Cloud as well as looking at other areas that could create a data loss or theft within organisations.

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O ye of little faith in cloud security

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 10 Sep 2015, 10:38 AM

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After Gartner’s recent ‘Top 10 Cloud Myths’ post Jonathan Birch looks at his experience with the attitudes of customers moving to the Cloud and enterprises’ thoughts on Cloud security. This blog discusses the considerations that an organisation should make when a business decides to move to Cloud services.

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IoT: saviour or security risk

Posted by Andy Mills | 24 Aug 2015, 10:56 AM

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With Internet of Things (IoT) being seen as the next evolution of IT, Redcentric looks at the data risks and implications that come with IoT. With huge amounts of data being generated to fulfill its function, who’s responsible to for the security of data?

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Taking the pain out of data storage for legal firms

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 10 Aug 2015, 14:49 PM

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Jonathan Birch looks at the daily aggravations organisations and specifically the legal sector are having with data storage. With multiple concerns including reliability of backups, data security and storage as well as the increasing costs along with data growth, Jonathan discusses how organisations can safely manage their data as well as costs.

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Are you information assured? What you need to know about the new EU Data Protection Regulation

Posted by Mark Hall | 5 Dec 2014, 15:13 PM

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Following the recently introduced reforms to the EU Data Protection Regulation, Mark Hall looks at what they mean to your data, how the changes will affect both large and small companies and the penalties you could face for non-compliance.

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How to Implement a Strong Password Policy

Posted by Stuart Brown | 18 Nov 2014, 15:52 PM

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Stuart Brown looks at why computer security is important for your business and how to staff password policies. Stuart gives a broad outline of the factors that business owners need to consider when securing their business data.

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Business Impact Levels

Posted by Mark Hall | 4 Nov 2014, 11:02 AM

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Mark Hall discusses BIL (Business Impact Levels) security controls, looking at what the levels mean, the type of data classified at each level, and the difficulties faced with the BIL data classification model. As the government moves away from the current BIL system to a new three tiered model for data labeling, Mark discusses how this simplifies data classification and allows SME providers the opportunity to compete for these government contracts.

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Cloud standards: Are they really a big issue when considering a move to the cloud?

Posted by Stefan Haase | 6 Aug 2014, 11:47 AM

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As the number of cloud standards grows Redcentric's cloud expert, Stefan Haase, gives his thoughts on some of the key standards cloud providers should adhere to as well as asking if this growing number of standards denotes a change in cloud technology.

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Storage and security are still the key issues in the cloud computing landscape

Posted by Jonathan Birch | 13 Jul 2012, 14:55 PM

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So what is happening in the world of many Clouds? Everything is becoming virtualised or optimised, but where are the real bottlenecks, and what are the key issues in this ever changing mobile world?

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Data centre failures? Dont accept them

Posted by Paul Hone | 11 Jun 2012, 10:15 AM

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Data centre problems seem to be in the news a lot lately. One recent story in The Register described how a power outage at a data centre in Maidenhead knocked out the firewalls and servers for several web hosting firms.

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The US Patriot Act: Whos looking at YOUR data?

Posted by Stefan Haase | 7 Sep 2011, 15:48 PM

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Recent data compliance examples from Google and Microsoft have highlighted the significant vulnerabilities with Cloud service providers who data hosting services are based outside the UK. This may not provide sufficient control over where your data is actually stored, it has implications related to data protection, and may expose your data to scrutiny by the US government.

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Protecting business-critical data under tight fiscal constraints

Posted by Stefan Haase | 25 May 2011, 10:13 AM

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Exponential data growth brings with it many tough challenges for modern business. IT teams are struggling to ensure data availability under tight fiscal constraints.

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