Using AES-256 Encryption and Bare Metal Restore to Protect Your Hosting Business

Posted by Ben Austin on Dec 31, 2015 11:00:00 AM

You don’t have to be in the hosting industry long to recognize the sheer quantity and variety of threats that are targeted at companies within this space. Hosting and cloud providers pose a uniquely appetizing situation for cybercriminals because:

  1. This is an industry that relies almost entirely on online customer interactions.
  2. Service providers aren’t only responsible for storing their own transactional data, they’re also responsible for maintaining their customers’ business-critical data.
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Topics: Bare-Metal Restore, BMR, disaster recovery, encryption

CryptoWar of the Worlds: Why You Should Arm Yourself with Encrypted Backup

Posted by Christina Hurley on Sep 25, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Last week our team traveled to scenic Denver, CO to sponsor and exhibit at the 10th annual cPanel Conference. The three-day event was full of informative sessions, keynotes, and training courses for hosting providers. In the exhibitor hall, our team had the chance to reconnect with long-time partners and meet several of our newer users. Our friends at SoftLayer held the ever popular Server Challenge II, where players reconstructed a scaled down version of their servers. The fun continued into the evening with networking events that included a raffle at Casino Night, dancing and games at The Viewhouse, and a brewery tour of the Wynkoop Brewing Company.

One of the highlights of the conference was Co-founder and CEO of CloudFlare Matthew Prince's keynote, The Next Crypto Wars: What Every Host Needs to Know. As we head into the second Crypto War, a battle between technologists and policy makers, it’s important for you to understand the history behind the first, how the second will affect you as a hosting provider, and how to adequately prepare your business for all possible scenarios.

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Topics: Backups, encryption, cPanel

CDP Quick Tip #19 – Recovering a Lost Disk Safe Encryption Passphrase

Posted by R1Soft on Nov 22, 2011 9:00:00 AM

Today’s Quick Tip focuses on recovery of lost passphrases for encrypted Disk Safes on CDP 3.0 Enterprise and Advanced editions.

Starting withCDP 3.14, Enterprise and Advanced editions allow you to create encrypted Disk Safes®. With encryption, your data is encrypted on the CDP Agent then transmitted across the network encrypted and stored in the Disk Safe encrypted.

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Topics: CDP Server 3.0, advanced edition, Enterprise Edition, Disk Safe, encryption

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