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Pieces of Interest

Interesting little tid-bits that don’t quite fit into the other categories but are just as worthy of reading.

GDPR and email encryption: The perfect partners?

With the GDPR having been in full effect for a couple of weeks, some companies are still struggling with the processes to make their IT compliant to the new regulations. Since the GDPR covers many aspects of data security as-well-as reasons for data leakage there is almost not a single IT process unaffected by the new European law. While most of the process to change are quite obvious, some are …Read More

How to check the battery life of your iphone

Ever wondered how to check the battery life of your iphone? Yes? Well, read on below to find out more… Ontrack data recovery has long been known for its expertise in recovering data from hard disk drives, SSDs, RAID and NAS systems, as well as high-end server and storage systems from brands like EMC/Dell, HP etc. But Ontrack is also capable of recovering data from smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices. …Read More

GDPR and data security: The must do’s

When it comes to thinking about data security, many company executives who are unfamiliar with the concept think that a high fence, cameras and a security guard at the entrance will do the job. Unfortunately, as the most recent ransomware attacks have shown, this is definitely not the answer. Not having a bullet-proof data security process in effect is now riskier than ever! The reason is the General Data Protection …Read More

How to solve the dreaded Windows 10 failure

Over the years, the experts at Ontrack have assisted a number of customers that have all experienced data loss due to a Windows 10 error, specifically a BCD 0xc00000f failure. Any error that occurs on a computer that results in data being lost can be extremely upsetting and frightening. However, knowing that there have been other people that have experienced something similar can help put your mind at ease. Below …Read More

The data recovery expert vs the computer forensics specialist

Have you ever wondered the difference between a data recovery expert and a computer forensics specialist? Yes? Well, it’s your lucky day! Read below to find out all about these two data focused professions. The data recovery expert Generally, for the data recovery expert, they will receive a storage medium from the client (in the case of larger RAID units, the expert may need to work via the internet or …Read More

How long do SSDs really last?

Until a couple of years ago many IT administrators, as well as IT managers, were concerned about the risk of losing valuable data because of a sudden failure of SSDs in their storages. Due to this, manufacturers took a long time to convince the public that SSDs were safe to use, especially when handling sensitive data. In this article, we explore the SSD and how long it really does last! …Read More