Ethics

Editorials Encryption/Data Security Ethics

Weird Shift Going on with Data Reputation

There’s an odd thing happening with data.  I say “odd” but really it’s expected I suppose with the privacy concerns, privacy mandates and wild-wild-west of managing information that we’re all facing right now.  With so many new regulations, so many new expectations, and so much fear about data mis-use, I suppose it’s probably to be expected.   Essentially, when I talk […]

Administration Azure Azure SQL Database Editorials Encryption/Data Security Ethics Security

Data Architecture Challenge – “Active Archives”

Perhaps one of the biggest challenges that we’re all working through right now is working with the volumes of data on hand, and maintaining it in a usable way. We’ve been working with a couple of different clients to create ways to either use some of Azure’s Elastic Database approach, or move different information bits to different systems that would […]

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Critical Data Recovery is Multi-Faceted

Yesterday, the post was about cyber-attack recovery.  Talking about the need for a more comprehensive recovery mechanism and approach than just “restore to the most recent backup.”  As mentioned, this also applies to failover systems.  In many cases, people will put in failover systems (or cloud-based services that are highly unlikely to go down) and figure they’re covered. But the […]