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November 18, 2009 • Data Protection

Thanksgiving was celebrated last month in Canada where it is also called Jour de l’Action de grace and represents the end of the harvest.  In the United States, we celebrate in November and give thanks to the Native Americans for keeping the English colonists from starving in the dead of winter. The end of October…

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November 11, 2009 • Data Protection

Ever had a bad dream about an upcoming audit?  The one in which you’re told you must be prepared to assist the auditors? The HPE NonStop Server is not familiar territory to many auditors, which can cause a lot of anxiety for them and you.  Moreover, there are times when an auditor must tackle the…

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November 4, 2009 • Data Protection

Los Angeles, Calif. (4, November 2009) XYPRO Technology Corporation, a leading provider of security software for HPE NonStop™ Server environments, today announced a strategic partnership with Merlon Software Corporation of Toronto, Canada.  Effective immediately, XYPRO will represent Merlon’s database management software solutions on a global scale. “XYPRO offers a superior security solution set for businesses…

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October 28, 2009 • Data Protection

Thursday the 8th of October saw XYPRO’s British contingent (Sean and myself, Dan) heading to London for the fourth British Isles Tandem User Group (BITUG) Special Interest Group (SIG) of the year – the subject matter being very close to our heart: security. The location was Hewlett Packard’s Wood Street offices in Moorgate, central London….

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October 21, 2009 • Data Protection

The last four months of 2009 sees a relative flurry of activity for the NonStop community in Europe. The first of six different outings in the space of three months started with the Viking NonStop User Group’s (VNUG) annual event. This year it was held in Sweden at the Vidbynäs Slott golf hotel in Nykvarn….

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October 14, 2009 • Data Protection

Part 1 of 3 Why would you even think of using DSAP for PCI, SOX, HIPAA or other security compliance reports?  Yes you can create DSAP reports on HPE NonStop Guardian files, such as PROGID, LICENSE, files greater than some size, security settings or owners, but killing hours and hours of your time. Creating these…

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October 7, 2009 • Data Protection

Password Quality is Key If you’re a security or network administrator, then you probably already know that withstanding a dictionary attack is a common security requirement. For those who may not know, a dictionary attack refers to the general technique of trying to guess some secret, usually a password, by running through a list of…

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September 28, 2009 • Data Protection

For many years, XYPRO’s security and compliance solutions have been the choice of leading organizations using the NonStop server. While I have met many of you at TUG meetings and Connect events, these venues are too few and far in between to support frequent discussions. So, XYPRO is in the process of opening up several…

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