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Malicious software stolen from the NSA hits dozens of countries. What the hack?

Posted on May 15, 2017 by Chris Kruell

By now I’m sure you’ve heard what happened last week. Hackers, who stole malicious software from the National Security Agency, waged cyberattacks via email on Friday that affected nearly 100 countries. Everyone from hospital patients in Great Britain to government officials in Russia to FedEx employees in the United States were unable to access their systems.

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Data security and mobility on your terms

Posted on April 3, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

The DataPort DP27 removable drive is designed to fit into slimline optical disk drive bays, one of the most commonly found drive bays in computers today. That means that the DP27 can be installed into workstations, desktops, laptops, all-in-ones, government technology, or any other type of device. The DP27 ingests 2.5” hard drives or SSDs with the speedy 6G SATA interface.

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Clueless about cybersecurity? You are not alone.

Posted on March 30, 2017 by Chris Kruell

As our collective and individual digital worlds continue to expand, we create and rely on more and more personal data being in the digital realm. In the process, our personal data becomes worth as much as – or more than – any valuable possession (family jewels, anyone?) we might lock up and safely store. That data also is every bit as vulnerable, maybe even more so.

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Restaurant & retail data? That’s something CRU can help you save and protect

Posted on March 20, 2017 by Chris Kruell

For those of us not in the restaurant or retail industries, eating out and shopping could mean good food (no dishes!) and new clothes. We’re sure many of you also like to patronize places that provide good service. That hinges on a variety of factors from personnel to internal process. And data.

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Self-driving cars and military maneuvers: data, data, data

Posted on March 15, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Intel announced earlier this week it will acquire Mobileye, a self-driving vehicle company in a deal valued at about $15 billion, as the tech giant pushes deeper into the growing autonomous vehicle market. Founded in 1999, Mobileye specializes in creating chips and software for self-driving vehicles, such as data analysis and mapping for autonomous systems.

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Free ebook: Intro to Removable Drives (Updated!)

Posted on March 13, 2017 by H.G. Blakeman

What is a removable drive? Removable drives are a very cost-effective and safe way to manage data for security, transport, and backup. To explain the utility of removables in greater detail, we put together – and updated – this free ebook that explains everything you need to know.

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Laika uses CRU storage to transport their great movies

Posted on March 1, 2017 by Chris Kruell

While everyone is still talking about #envelopegate (It was the accountant, not Bonnie & Clyde!) we wanted to call your attention to Academy Award nominee, Kubo and the Two Strings. Created by Hillsboro, Ore.-based Laika, a stop-motion animation studio that specializes in feature and short films, Laika had been nominated for best animated feature film as well as best visual effects.

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How the Academy Theater gets its movies

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Chris Kruell

Many of us are thinking about the movies this week. Potential Oscar winners. Past Academy Award recipients. Timeless classics. Maybe even a few awful flicks we just can’t forget.

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CRU to make HIMSS17 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, #HIMSS17, 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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