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By Michael Cobb Evaluate Aug 19, 2015

If mobile remote wipe isn't an option, will selective wipe do?

Remote wipe isn't always an option when it comes to securing enterprise BYOD use. Learn how selective wipe and enterprise wipe technology can help erase corporate data on lost devices without compromising personal ... Continue Reading


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 Caroline Donnelly Jul 27, 2015

World Trade Organisation strikes $1.3tn deal to wipe out IT trade tariffs

World Trade Organisation's planned update to the 1996 Information Technology Agreement could see prices fall across a wide range of technology products 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


Jan 12, 2015

Security Think Tank: Mitigation strategies for data-wiping malware

How much should businesses worry about computer-killing malware? And what steps should they take to mitigate such attacks? 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 Craig Mathias Evaluate Sep 09, 2013

Why remote wipe may not be a godsend

Using remote wipe won't keep sensitive data from falling into the wrong hands. By the time you perform a wipe, that data has already been compromised. Continue Reading