Used hard drives posted on eBay and Craiglist are proving as threat to data security

Users are failing to properly erase data on their hard drives meant for reuse and this is what is posing as a big threat to their data security. A new study has found that most users are unknowingly giving up photos, social security numbers and financial data such as bank statements, by failing to properly … More Used hard drives posted on eBay and Craiglist are proving as threat to data security

Hard drives capacity to reach 14TB soon!

Helium filled hard drive makers like Seagate and Western Digital are planning to offer 14TB capacity filled drives by mid next year. Storage research firm TrendFocus has revealed this news and said that competition with SSD makers is driving the HDD makers to come up with high capacity solutions sooner than expected. Till date, hard … More Hard drives capacity to reach 14TB soon!

How to proceed with data destruction in public and private educational institutions of United States?

Data Security is crucial for each and every individual educational organization operating in US as well as all around the world. That’s because any instance of data spill can lead to identity theft and cyber crime. According to IDC, data security breaches can be avoided with effective and efficient security planning. The planning applies to … More How to proceed with data destruction in public and private educational institutions of United States?

Seagate to offer hybrid hard drives meant for laptops with more than 1TB platters!

Seagate, the world renowned storage media maker is soon going to offer hybrid hard drives with new 1TB platters. It has also broken the 1TB per platter barrier recently for 2.5 inches, 7mm thick HDDs means for ultra thin laptops. Seagate will now start producing 25% lighter drives than what it offered in the previous … More Seagate to offer hybrid hard drives meant for laptops with more than 1TB platters!

Intels new Optane Hard drive can prove as a miracle to data storage industry!

Supercomputers and Personal computers operating worldwide can get a major speed boost next year, when Intel plans to unveil its new Optane hard drive-based on a new way of storing digital data that can operate 1000 times faster than what flash memory propelled appliances can do currently. Intel showed a glimpse of its Optane hard … More Intels new Optane Hard drive can prove as a miracle to data storage industry!

Event Horizon Telescope data stored on Helium filled drives!

Astronomers dealing with Event Horizon Telescope have turned to helium filled hard disk drives to store data generated from the network of radio antennas. The researchers working on a Milky Way project will soon take the first ever photo of “Sagittarius A”, a massive black hole at the center of the spiral galaxy. In order … More Event Horizon Telescope data stored on Helium filled drives!