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wipe: Wipe, in a computing context, means to erase all data on a hard drive to render it unreadable. The term ...

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By Paul Korzeniowski Manage Feb 27, 2015

Disaster recovery as a service wipes out traditional DR plans

Disaster recovery planning and infrastructure builds vex IT managers. Cloud services offer lower costs and more flexibility, but not without risk. Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Problem Solve Mar 26, 2015

Can remote wipe completely erase mobile phone data?

Remote wipe is the option most people think of when looking to erase data on mobile phones, but it isn't always the most effective. Expert Nick Lewis explores how to fully remove data from a device. Continue Reading


By Dan Sullivan Evaluate Nov 17, 2014

What's the best way to remote wipe a user-owned laptop?

Tools are now available to IT for a remote wipe of user-owned laptops. But set clear BYOD security policies and inform users. Continue Reading


By Nick Booth Jul 08, 2014

The man who wiped $56bn off the storage industry

Nick Booth hears from innovator and lecturer Ash Ashutosh who is threatening to change the storage industry Continue Reading


By Tony Kontzer Evaluate May 14, 2014

Wipe out Excel tax chaos with tax provisioning software

Using Excel spreadsheets for tax provisioning can be, well, taxing. Learn how dedicated software can simplify and improve the process. Continue Reading


By Emily McLaughlin Evaluate Feb 26, 2014

Safeguard data with training and remote device wipe capabilities

In this #GRCchat recap, learn why remote device wipe is a good option for IT departments looking to safeguard data -- both corporate and personal. Continue Reading


By John Overbaugh Get Started Jan 20, 2014

Remote wiping: Tools and practices to protect corporate data

Mobile connectivity increases productivity but threatens corporate data. John Overbaugh discusses the advantages and limitations of remote wiping. Continue Reading


By Alex Scroxton Oct 24, 2012

Juniper Networks profit wiped out after restructuring

Juniper Networks has seen its quarterly net profits for the three months to the end of September 2012 all but wiped out after a massive restructuring bill Continue Reading


By Nick Lewis Problem Solve Feb 22, 2013

How users can defend against the Android remote-wipe vulnerability

Expert Nick Lewis details the Android remote-wipe vulnerability targeting Samsung phones and provides mitigations for Android users. Continue Reading


By Moriah Sargent News Dec 17, 2012

A new targeted Trojan, Batchwiper, wipes data from drives

Symantec has confirmed the existence of the targeted Trojan it calls Batchwiper. Continue Reading