Articles by Paul Shread 

Can Data Infrastructure Vendors Stop Hackers?

A group of prominent technology vendors are teaming to offer a highly secure data infrastructure built on Security-Enhanced Linux.

Storage Security Market Heats Up

The storage security market has been heating up as of late, spurred by high-profile data breaches and growing congressional interest in the issue.

Symantec Stumbles on Warning

Symantec fell 19% Wednesday after the company warned that its results will come in below expectations.

McAfee, Symantec Ride Security Wave

Earnings from McAfee and Symantec show that demand for security remains strong.

Veritas-Symantec Merger Gets Shareholder Nod

Shareholders approved the merger of Veritas and Symantec on Friday, clearing the way for one of the largest software mergers ever.

Is Tape Winding Down as a Backup Option?

Recent well-publicized backup tape losses appear to be pushing some storage users to consider disk-based alternatives.

Iron Mountain Admits Tape Loss, Recommends Encryption

The records management giant aims to change the way backup tapes are handled.

Bank's Tape Loss Puts Spotlight on Backup Practices

Bank of America's admission on Friday that the company lost data tapes containing federal workers' account information could bring renewed attention to data security issues.

Symantec, Veritas Run Into Skepticism

Shares of Symantec and Veritas took a hit Thursday after Wall Street analysts expressed doubts about the companies' proposed merger.

Redmond Moves Unnerve McAfee Investors

Shares of McAfee sank Monday after Microsoft made its second move against the security company in a week.

The Big Blackout, a Year Later

A year ago, the power went out over much of the Northeast. Are enterprises now true believers in disaster recovery and business continuity planning, or are they still in the dark?

Broadcom Makes Storage Security Standard

Broadcom has unveiled storage management software that puts the company at the forefront of vendors addressing storage security concerns.

Adaptec Appliance Backs Up PC and Laptop Data

The company unveils a storage appliance that provides real-time backup and protection of PC and laptop information.

Vormetric Takes Unique Approach to Storage Security

The company revamps its approach to storage security by seeking to solve the problem at the core.

Disaster Recovery Still Just an IT Responsibility

Alarming gaps in disaster preparedness and a widespread lack of decision-making responsibilities by non-IT management highlight a new survey on Disaster Recovery planning and decision-making.

One in Three Companies Lack Disaster Recovery Strategy

A recent survey finds nearly 30% of companies lack formal disaster recovery strategies, and 64% of companies admit to having significant vulnerabilities in their data backup and disaster recovery plans.

Disaster Recovery Gets a Workout

Yesterday's massive power outage in the Northeast and Canada drives home what most corporate IT departments already know: disaster recovery preparation pays.

McAfee Taps Grid Power, Web Services To Boost Security is the latest company to integrate Grid computing with Web services, combining Grid power with a Web services framework in its next-generation Web Security Services.