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Bad Rabbit Ransomware: What is it and how is it different from previous attacks?

We already suffered two large-scale ransomware attacks —  the infamous WannaCry and ExPetr (also called Petya and NotPetya), before we were hit by a new malware known as Bad Rabbit Ransomware. How is Bad Rabbit Ransomware Different From Previous Attacks? Rather than attacking a weakness in the computer’s security, Bad Rabbit prompts users to download […]

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What Does An IT Consultant Do?

An Information Technology (IT) consultant understands everything there is to know about computer networks and systems. They can run a one-person operation or work in-company to advise business executives on how to make the most out of their network systems. As not all projects entail the same tasks, not all networks use the same operating […]

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The Most Common Causes of Database Failure

At Soaring Eagle, we know that all organizations use databases for nearly every operation, ranging from CRM to sales and marketing. Therefore, when there is a failure in the database, the company risks losing mission-critical data that can cost the entire business. There are generally three common causes of database failure. Let’s look at each […]

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What Does a Database Administrator Do?

A database administrator, also known as a DBA, is the person responsible for the integrity of data within a company. To say it in a few words, a DBA is in charge of ensuring that the data in the application tier is performant, recoverable, and secure. As companies get bigger and their data soars, the […]

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5 Tips To Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

From airports to libraries and hotels, public Wi-Fi networks are practically everywhere. As innocent as they may seem, they can be a hacker’s paradise. These tips will help you surf safely on any device and avoid any identity-theft or data-loss nightmare. Keep Your Antivirus Updated First and foremost, take some time to keep your antivirus […]

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What’s the Difference Between Purging, Deleting and Archiving in a Database?

If you’ve worked with databases for a while, you probably have heard of purging, archiving, and deleting data. Although some of the terms are used interchangeably, there are enormous differences between them. Archiving Database archiving is the process of moving historical data from production environments to an archive environment, freeing up IT storage space and […]

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7 Things To Consider Before Moving To The Cloud

Your company has started the move to the cloud, but you’re not yet fully cloud-native. As your business grows and adapts, you’ll discover that there are several processes that will help make that transition easier. If you’re ready to become cloud-native, make sure you’re implementing these key pieces of your plan to ensure that you’ll […]

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Do You Want Your Clothing to Track You?

Do You Want Your Clothing to Track You? Tommy Hilfiger is considering putting tracking chips in your clothing. Tracking where and when you wear their clothes so that they can reward you for brand loyalty It sounds like a clever and fun way to for your company to connect with your target consumer and maybe […]

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Are You Ready For Healthcare Open Enrollment Day?

Can Your Systems Handle Healthcare Open Enrollment Day Traffic? Are you sure your systems are ready for the new and past enrollees, to create new accounts or update old insurance information. Last year Open Enrollment caused many outages for insurance providers the week of the enrollment deadlines. Are your websites, calling centers and your computer […]

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Bad Things Happen to Great Companies

In the news yesterday, everyone was talking about Amazon’s poor performing website after a high volume of customers came onto the site in a deluge to shop for the Prime Day deals. Many customers couldn’t complete their searches or couldn’t check out. The site became overwhelmed very quickly. Amazon hasn’t shared what caused the interruptions […]

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