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Thinking of moving your Data to the cloud? Hybrid cloud may be the answer

Posted by Richard Brunette

Jul 28, 2014 10:30:00 AM

It’s the big debate that by 2014 every email administrator has at least pondered and upon which many have already acted: the cloud. It should almost be capitalized at this point shouldn’t it? The Cloud, it’s ominous. 

Enter the next debate. Anyone who has looked at the cloud has seen the countless articles: “How Safe Is Your Data in the Cloud?” “Secure Your Data in the Cloud.” “Where exactly is the Cloud Storing Your Data?”  

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Topics: Email Security, Office 365, Cloud, security, Hybrid Cloud, Archives, Data Leakage

How to create safe and easily remembered passwords, unique for every site

Posted by Richard Brunette

Jul 2, 2014 10:59:00 PM

We’re told more and more every day that password security is essential.   We’re constantly being asked to create new passwords. We’re also being told not to write our passwords down anywhere or worse, just use the same password for every instance, lest one password give a thief access to your entire kingdom. 

There’s a whole laundry list of don’ts which I won’t bother rehashing, but not much advice as to dos. The reality is that this just isn’t feasible. IT Help desks everywhere moan about password reset cases that take up most of their time. 

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Topics: ePolicy, passphrase, security, password

In Response to the IRS' Lost Emails

Posted by Richard Brunette

Jun 25, 2014 1:50:50 PM

Last night the Daily Show with Jon Stewart ran a story about an email recovery scandal, what we in the industry call “ediscovery”. If you haven’t seen the segment, you can view it here:

I’d like to offer our take on this as a company whose sole area of focus is email. For 13 years, it’s all we’ve done, so if you don’t mind, we’ll call ourselves experts. We help large institutions accurately capture and duplicate their emails, store them securely and search through them.

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Topics: Email Management, eDiscovery

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