Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Points of Interest

Sunday, November 26th, 2017

Data Protection Diaries Fundamental Point In Time Granularity Companion to Software Defined Data Infrastructure Essentials - Cloud, Converged, Virtual Fundamental Server Storage I/O Tradecraft ( CRC Press 2017)By Greg Schulz - www.storageioblog.com November 26, 2017 This is Part 5 of a multi-part series on Data ...

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption Features

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

AWS Announces New S3 Cloud Storage Security Encryption FeaturesUpdated 1/17/2018Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced new Simple Storage Service (S3) e.g. AWS S3 encryption and security enhancements including Default Encryption, Permission Checks, Cross-Region Replication ACL Overwrite, Cross-Region Replication with KMS and Detailed Inventory Report. Another ...

Chelsio Storage over IP and other Networks Enable Data Infrastructures

Friday, August 18th, 2017

Chelsio Storage over IP Enable Data InfrastructuresChelsio and Storage over IP (SoIP) continue to enable Data Infrastructures from legacy to software defined virtual, container, cloud as well as converged. This past week I had a chance to visit with Chelsio to discuss data infrastructures, server storage I/O networking along with ...

GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) Resources Are You Ready?

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Updated 6/29/17

GDPR goes into effect May 25 2018 Are You Ready?

Thursday, May 25th, 2017

GDPR goes into effect May 25 2018 Are You Ready? The new European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) go into effect in a year on May 25 2018 are you ready? Why Become GDPR Aware If your initial response is that you are not in Europe and do ...

Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Updated 1/10/2018 Welcome to the Data Protection Diaries This is a series of posts about data protection which includes security (logical and physical), backup/restore, business continuance (BC), disaster recovery (DR), business resiliency (BR) along with high availability (HA), archiving and related topic themes, technologies and trends. Think of ...

Securing your information assets and data, what about your storage?

Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

Securing your information assets and data, what about your storage? Recently I did a piece over at the site Information Security Buzz title How Secure Is Your Data Storage? that takes a cursory look at securing your digital assets from a storage perspective. Keep in mind that ...

EMC VMAX 10K, looks like high-end storage systems are still alive

Monday, January 14th, 2013

This is the first in a multi-part series of posts looking at if large enterprise and legacy storage systems are dead, along with what todays EMC VMAX 10K updates means. EMC has announced an upgrade, refresh or new version of their previously announced Virtual matrix (VMAX) 10,000 (10K), part ...

Enabling Bitlocker on Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Sunday, June 17th, 2012

Enabling Bitlocker on Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 bit Updated 6/24/18A while back, I added a new laptop that required Enabling Bitlocker on Microsoft Windows 7 Professional 64 bit. At that time some of my other devices run Windows 7 Ultimate 32 bit with Bitlocker security encryption enabled (since ...

Securing data at rest: Self Encrypting Disks (SEDs)

Wednesday, February 16th, 2011

Here is a link to a recent guest post that I was invited to do over at The Virtualization Practice (TVP) pertaining to Self Encrypting Disk (SEDs). Based on the trusted computing group (TCG) DriveTrust and OPAL disk drive security models, SEDs offload encryption to the disk drive while ...

March and Mileage Mania Wrap-up

Tuesday, March 31st, 2009

Today's flight to Santa Ana (SNA) Orange County California for an 18 hour visit marks my 3rd trip to the left coast in the past four weeks that started out with a trip to Los Angeles. The purpose of today's trip is to deliver a talk around Business Continuance ...