What can we learn from the twitter hack (Restore it All Podcast #61)

Scott Lowe (@otherscottlowe) joins us on the podcast to discuss the recent major hack of Twitter, where hundreds of accounts were compromised using backdoor access gained via a Twitter employee.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

How to backup a NAS filer? (Restore it All Podcast #60)

W. Curtis Preston and Prasanna Malaiyandi discuss the pros and cons of the various ways to backup a NAS filer.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

One big problem with the Right to be Forgotten and backups (Restore it All Podcast #59)

Curtis and Prasanna discuss the very difficult problem of “forgetting” someone using a backup system that is fundamentally designed to remember. This is a direct conflict between GDPR/CCPA and backup.  It’s one thing to delete a single file that relates to a subject; how do you delete records within a database within a database backup. Set aside how fundamentally difficult it is – you’re messing with the fundamental purpose of backups.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Salesfore Expert explains why backing up SFDC is so important (Restore it All Podcast #58)

Antone Kom, 7X Certified Salesforce expert, explains to W. Curtis Preston and Prasanna Malaiyandi all the things that can go wrong when you don’t backup your Salesforce database.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Are cloud “snapshots” the way to protect cloud resources? (Restore it All Podcast #57)

Chris Evans (@chrismevans) discusses with us the idea of cloud “snapshots” (which are actually image copies & very different than array snapshots) and the pros and cons of using them for backup & recovery – as well as other purposes.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Thoughts on the Cloud from an AWS Customer turned employee (Restore it All Podcast #56)

We are joined by Jake Burns, who is an industry veteran and was an AWS and Druva customer before he became an AWS employee. He is now Enterprise Strategist at AWS and shares with us how LIveNation moved their entire corporate infrastructure to the cloud in one year, and how he now supports AWS customers in their cloud journey.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Those that do not remember backup history are condemned to repeat it (Restore it All Podcast #55)

On this special US Independence Day edition, we talk a little bit about history in general, and how we all owe those who came before us. Then we morph that discussion into one about backups, and how we must also remember the backup lessons of the past. W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston) then tells old backup stories.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

Learning from the Honda Ransomware Attack (Restore it All Podcast #54)

Zoë Rose (@RoseSecOps), a cyber investigator from the UK, joins us to talk about the lessons we can learn from the ransomware attack on Honda. We discuss a number of “common sense” things a company can do to protect their data.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

GigaOm Analyst explains their latest report on data management (Restore it All Podcast #53)

GigagOm analyst Enrico Signoretti (@esignoretti) is our guest this week, and he helps us understand their latest radar report, which evaluates data management vendors.

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.

One year anniversary special! (Restore it All Podcast #52)

On this first anniversary special, we are joined by Nina Hebert, the voice behind our podcast’s theme song. Fun times talking to her, and talking about our dreams for next year’s broadcast.

If you want to see the video version of the podcast’s theme song, you can see it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPoE7nlgYe4

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Written by W. Curtis Preston (@wcpreston). For those of you unfamiliar with my work, I've specialized in backup & recovery since 1993. I've written the O'Reilly books on backup and have worked with a number of native and commercial tools. I am now Chief Technical Evangelist at Druva, the leading provider of cloud-based data protection and data management tools for endpoints, infrastructure, and cloud applications. These posts reflect my own opinion and are not necessarily the opinion of my employer.