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StorageSwiss Live PodCast – Talking GDPR and CCPA with Aparavi

Join Storage Switzerland and Aparavi for our live PodCast dealing with data privacy regulations like the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and California’s Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). The regulations potentially force organizations of all sizes to rethink how

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What’s Your Backup Retention Policy?

What is the default retention policy for your backups? If you are like most organizations we speak to, the answer is typically three or more years. The next question is why, as in why is your backup retention so long?

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SlideShare: Data Management vs. GDPR and Data Privacy – How to Solve the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes specific demands on organizations based in and doing business in the European Union (EU). Now several US states are considering similar legislation and California has already passed a GDPR-like law. Clearly this is

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Archive is Better than Backup

For decades data center best practices were to isolate backup and archive. “Backup is not archive” was the mantra. The reality is most data centers ignored the mantra and used their backup process for all of their data retention. Today,

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How Aparavi Delivers GDPR Compliant Data Management, Privacy, and Protection

Data Privacy regulations like GDPR require that data be protected and managed differently than it has been in the past. Organizations need to prove they are protecting data, securing it, retaining it, and they need to, if a user requests

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Creating a Data Privacy Protection Architecture

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forces organizations to evolve from a data protection mindset to a data management mindset. IT can no longer let backups store data on secondary storage as giant blobs of ones and zeros. The process

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Solving the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

An aspect of the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and similar regulations like California’s Consumer Privacy Act, is the “right to be forgotten.” Simply stated this means that a user or customer of an organization’s resources has

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GDPR is for Everyone – Why All Businesses Need A Data Privacy Policy

Many IT Planners look at the European Union’s (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) as a distinctly European problem. The reality is the GDPR and regulations like it, impact businesses around the world. GDPR impacts any business that does business

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Webinar: Data Management vs. GDPR and Data Privacy – How to Solve the Right to Be Forgotten Problem

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) makes specific demands on organizations based in and doing business in the European Union (EU). Now several US states are considering similar legislation and California has already passed a GDPR-like law. Clearly this is

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Should You Protect Unstructured Data Differently?

The focus of backup is now on unstructured data instead of databases. Indeed, protection of databases is as important as it ever has been, but the backup process is probably not the right way to protect that data. Organizations have

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