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What to Do After Your Data Is Breached

What to Do After Your Data Is Breached

The recent news of data breach at Barnes & Noble should come as a surprise to no one given the many recent headlines of similar data security and privacy failures. It happens with such regularity, that some people seem to have given up trying to keep track of what...

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Removable Storage and the Cloud

Removable Storage and the Cloud

If you’re a business in 2020, there’s a very good chance you store some or all of your data in the cloud. Depending on what you do, that might be a very sound approach to navigating the topsy-turvy waters of data management these days. We’ve talked about the cloud...

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Removable Storage Takes Many Forms

Removable Storage Takes Many Forms

As we mentioned a couple weeks ago, removable storage can mean different things to different people. Everything from a thumb drive to a DVD could be considered “removable storage,” but here at CRU we use the phrase to refer to ruggedly built devices designed to easily...

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Data Security and Removable Media Policies

Data Security and Removable Media Policies

Data security is the primary motivation that leads most of our customers to design CRU removable drives into their computing infrastructure and workflows. (BTW, when people use the term ‘removable drives’ or ‘removable media’, that also can include external hard...

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Interoperable and Built for Anything

Interoperable and Built for Anything

Four years ago Apple killed the SD card slot in its MacBook Pro laptop, much to the outrage of many professional photographers. Why were the shutterbugs mad? Because the SD card is a convenient, small, and ubiquitous standard for raw photos and videos. You’ll find it...

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The Importance of Military IT

The Importance of Military IT

The Department of Defense (DoD) is responsible for a massive operation of personnel, equipment, vehicles, and more. I use the word “massive,” but it doesn’t even begin to describe the scale of the work that they do. The DoD budget is $716 billion, or 3.1% of the U.S....

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