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CRU to make HIMMS17 conference rounds

Posted on February 16, 2017 by Chris Kruell

We are excited to participate in the annual Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society conference, #HIMMS17, in Orlando next week, Feb. 19-23. This is where the best and the brightest in the world of health care IT get together to discuss various issues and trends. One trend that will never go away is how to work with data privacy and security.

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Digital investigation firm trusts CRU storage

Posted on February 14, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

CRU WiebeTech digital forensics tools are relied on all around the world for data capture. Investigators use our products to clone or study hard drives, but they also use our storage products to securely store the data they capture.

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Employee education is key to cybersecurity

Posted on February 13, 2017 by Chris Kruell

We spend a lot of money to secure our information. In fact, cybersecurity is one of the globe’s fastest-growing industries. According to Gartner, IT security spending will top $81.6 billion for 2016, an increase of 7.9 percent over 2015, and that market is expected to more than double in just three years.

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Announcing the winners of our 2016 Photo Contest

Posted on February 8, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

We're pleased to announce the winners of our 2016 Photo Contest. With over 900 outstanding photos submitted, our judges awarded the Grand Prize to Sankar Ghose of India for the portrait "Highland Lass." Ghose will receive an RTX220-3QR storage enclosure. This RTX is designed for RAID backup and is ideal for professional or amateur photographers.

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Free ebook: RTX External Hard Drives

Posted on February 7, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

With CRU’s RTX series of external hard drives you can use any 3.5-inch hard drives, and quickly and easily swap them out. Our RAID storage allows you to run any software or OS you want, and with RTX’s convenient portability, you can move the device where you want, even offsite.

Our RTX line makes use of RAID storage to make two copies of your data simultaneously. RAID storage protects your valuable data, while keeping it accessible. No uploads, no downloads, and plenty of space.

We've put together a free ebook that details how RTX storage guarantees robust data security and data transport for businesses, IT departments, and creative professionals. Continue reading

Mobile workstations are going places, and big data is coming along

Posted on February 1, 2017 by Chris Kruell

The mobile workstation is going places. Don’t forget to bring removable devices with it.

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Need for storage solutions expands as computers and devices get smaller

Posted on January 25, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Laptops and PCs continue to shrink, but storage space has never been so tight. With higher resolutions becoming widely available, video, photo and music files are growing even larger. And what do you do with all these massive files if you want to keep them backed up?

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Preserving your photo memories

Posted on January 23, 2017 by Chris Kruell

When it comes to memories, few might be more precious than the photos we take of family, friends and pets, of firsts and lasts, of special occasions and daily selfies, of vacation landscapes and neighborhood sunsets. Our life in pictures is sacred. We know this from our own experience, and from you sharing yours via our photo contests. Judging for 2016 is underway.

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Cybersecurity task force tips could help others as well as Trump administration

Posted on January 9, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Cybersecurity, always important and always an IT focus, became quite the topical issue during – and after – the election cycle. And there are some takeaways for individuals, organizations, businesses and agencies – as well as for President-elect Donald Trump – from the 34-page report released Jan. 5 by the Center for Strategic and International Studies titled “From Awareness to Action: A Cybersecurity Agenda for the 45th President.”

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Blame the humans for security breaches

Posted on January 4, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Human behavior poses the greatest threat to corporate security, according to almost all corporate information security practitioners queried in the third annual survey conducted by Nuix, a global information security and ediscovery company. While businesses have invested to develop broad and mature cybersecurity capabilities, many survey respondents reported they were uncertain about the most effective technologies and capabilities to focus on.

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