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Welcome to the DataLocker blog, your home for DataLocker’s thoughts on the trends moving the cybersecurity industry. Bad actors are constantly developing new ways to attack and steal your data – don’t get caught in the dark. Follow the DataLocker blog for the latest in security vulnerabilities and how you can better protect your remote data.


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January 2, 2022 | DataLocker Blog

The International Stop Spam Day originated in 2020 by Bob Mathews from Holiday Insights. The primary purpose of this day is to create more awareness around the problems spam messages create for individuals and businesses alike. According to Statista, 45.1% of email traffic in March 2021 was spam. While this number has decreased since the […]

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January 1, 2022 | DataLocker Blog

These days, the internet stores vast amounts of personal information. However, without proper measures to heighten privacy and cybersecurity, your data is vulnerable to theft and malicious activity. In 2021 alone, there have been over 1,291 data breaches, which have cost businesses around $4.24 million per incident. This is why businesses and individuals must take […]

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December 3, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

The persistent evolution of technology has created numerous challenges for adopters. Organizations in and out of the government sector are burdened with isolating security from a network infrastructure that is already chock full of complexities. Among that ever-mounting list of obligations is the commitment to enforcing policies that protect mission-critical operations from an ever dangerous […]

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December 2, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Ensuring data privacy security has proved immensely challenging for practitioners in the healthcare field. The industry demands a juggling act that consists of providing quality patient care, and satisfying a myriad of stringent regulatory standards along the way. The sensitivity of protected health information (PHI) makes this industry a high-value target by nature. And unfortunately, […]

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December 1, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Shopping online has become second nature for consumers around the world. Coupled with a plethora of capable devices, the explosive popularity of digital payment services has given us the means to buy goods and services any time, from practically anywhere. Conversely, businesses of all sizes have been tasked with building a fortress around the ongoing […]

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December 1, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

From cloud computing to mobile devices, the US government is powered by the same technology that drives industrial America. The biggest differences lie in regulatory requirements. Agencies in the government sphere, and the vendors that cater to them must adhere to standards that are far more strict than those mandated to non-government firms. TAA compliance […]

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November 30, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

If you operate a business in the digital era, chances are, you collect your fair share of personal data. Whether it’s processing payments or simply managing a list of email subscribers, you probably store this information over an extended period of time. Any company that collects and stores personal information is required to comply with […]

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November 12, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Cloud computing is growing fast. Statistics show that it be $791.48 billion dollar industry by 2028. Although using the Cloud has become mainstream, most users are unaware of the possible security issues they can face after switching to the Cloud. The risk is significantly higher for small businesses, which are more likely to experience cyberattacks. […]

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November 12, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

USB connectivity is the most common way to tap into the power of modern technology. From printers and portable flash drives to smartphones and tablets, transferring data between devices has never been easier. Unfortunately, this convenient accessibility acts as a double-edged sword that leaves the USB port vulnerable to a plethora of security exploits, including […]

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November 12, 2021 | DataLocker Blog

Ransomware has disrupted the cyber security landscape in devastating fashion. The trend that initially picked up steam in 2017 re-emerged to reap even more havoc amid the global pandemic caused by the COVID-19 outbreak. While many companies rushed to accommodate the remote workforce, they inadvertently created holes in their existing cyber security defenses―—holes that were […]

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