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February 13, 2012 | Volume 7 Issue 3


TOP STORY: Upgrading to 7.1: Nightmare or Dream Come True?
FEATURED ARTICLE: Defending Against Data Breach: Developing the Right Encryption Strategy
NEWS HIGHLIGHT: Linoma Software Celebrates Significant Boost in New Business
WHITE PAPER: Defending Against Data Breach  
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Feature Article - Operating Systems
Upgrading to 7.1: Nightmare or Dream Come True?

You haven't upgraded yet? What's the holdup?

david_shireyWritten by David Shirey

OK, quick show of hands. How many people are still on i5/OS 5.4 or below? Don't worry, nobody can see you. No embarrassment other than what you put on yourself. OK, that's fine, thank you. 


If you are just putting your hand down, don't feel too bad. A lot of good shops are still on some version of 5. Shoot, I even know someone who is on 4.3, although I certainly wouldn't acknowledge them in public. But don't feel too good either, because there are a lot of people who have already moved up to 6.1 or 7.1. If you haven't, it's time to get moving.


Feature Article - Security
Defending Against Data Breach: Developing the Right Encryption Strategy

Given the cost to both companies and customers, it's critical that IT teams develop a solid strategy utilizing the most effective tools available to help avoid a breach.

tom_stockwellWritten by Thomas M. Stockwell

Editor's Note: This article is an extract of the white paper "Defending Against Data Breach: Developing the Right Encryption Strategy" available for free download from the MC White Paper Center.


No matter how secure your information systems appear, and no matter how confident your IT staff may be, the risks of your company experiencing a data breach are real, and they continue to grow daily.


Information security breaches cost companies millions of dollars each year, and incidents continue to rise.


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