Data Breaches in the Global Spotlight Last Year

The 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index reported more than 4 billion records leaked in 2016, a number that was more than the combined total of the previous 2 years. A recent article from IBM’s Security Intelligence blog calculated the losses at more than $630...

Ransomware’s Next Target: Manufacturing Companies

Ransomware is expanding to a new target. “Ransomware gangs have moved from consumer computers to health care networks, and they are likely to go after manufacturing companies next, according to researchers at the Georgia Institute of Technology.” – InfoWorld Many of...

Autonomous Vehicle Development Relies on Data

It may be hard for some of us to imagine, but a day will come when the majority of cars on our roads and highways are driving themselves. These autonomous, or self-driving, cars have the capability of sensing their environment and navigating without human input...

Truth About Ransomware

Many vendors today are leveraging ransomware as a sales opportunity. I recently had a conversation with Paul Comfort, our security expert here at Chi, and he provided some practical thoughts about ransomware that I felt were worth sharing. To many, this may seem like...

Kaminario Offers All-Flash Enterprise Data Storage

Businesses rely on their data storage to power their business-critical operations and functions and ensure high levels of performance. CHI Corporation provides businesses across the country with the fifth-generation all-flash array, the Kaminario K2, which is...

Data Security Threats Real for Small Businesses

As a small business owner, you may have watched from a distance as organizations like Target, Home Depot, JP Morgan Chase and others have suffered staggering losses from data breaches that affected millions of consumers. Some breaches were from malware, as in the case...