United Kingdom – Marriage Tax Refund

Human error is the culprit in a data breach at a British tax relief advisory service. The error left the personally identifiable information of 100,000 clients exposed after it misconfigured its WordPress CMS, leaving a directory listing of PDF documents available for public view, with no password protection. Here’s the full story

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United States – NetGain Technologies

A ransomware incident led to shutdowns and slowdowns across Netgain’s data hosting environment. The company was forced to completely shut down all systems on 12/4 for containment and remediation. Service has been restored to customers but they may still experience performance issues. Here’s the full story

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Managed Services

Six Essential Components of a Business Continuity Plan

The terms Business Continuity (BC) and Disaster Recovery (DR) have often been used interchangeably. DR usually involves recovering data and software systems in a timely manner to save the business. The concept of disaster recovery with initial focus on natural disasters, in recent times has evolved to a more holistic concept of Business Continuity. We define BC…

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