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Monthly Cloud News Roundup: September 2022

By WatServ

October 3, 2022

In this month’s roundup, we look at trending cloud content from September 2022.


Holiday Inn Franchisees Claim ‘Weak Password’ Cyberattack Boosts Lawsuit

September 20, 2022 | Josh Kosman, New York Post   

Hackers used a remarkably weak password to cripple Holiday Inn’s room-booking system for a week. Now there’s a lawsuit over the company’s lax technology controls.

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Rockstar Games Confirms GTA 6 Footage Leak

September 19, 2022 | Seth Patton, General Manager, Microsoft 365

OneDrive began in August 2007, when Microsoft first launched it to enable people to share and synchronize their files in the cloud. Since then, it’s evolved.

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LastPass Was Hacked, But It Says No User Data Was Compromised

September 17, 2022 | M. Moon, Engadget 

LastPass reported that a bad actor had internal access to its systems for four days in August, resulting in some source code and technical information being stolen from the service’s development environment.

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New Windows 11 Security Features are Designed for Hybrid Work

September 20, 2022 | Dave Weston, Microsoft 

Microsoft announced new security features available on Windows 11 that provide enhanced application control, driver protection, identity protection and password management and locked down IT policy and compliance.

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What is Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS)?

WatServ | September 7, 2022  

Only half of all organizations have a company-wide disaster recovery plan. While it’s nearly impossible to stop disasters, there’s a lot you can do to mitigate business loss. Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) can help.

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Cloud Enabled the WFH Transformation, But What Comes Next?

WatServ | September 20, 2022  

When the world transitioned to a work-from-home (WFH) model for office-based workers, it affected some companies more than others. The same is true as we begin to exit the pandemic.

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Cybersecurity is Evolving and Leaving the Old Guard Behind

WatServ | September 28, 2022 

At the recent meeting of the World Economic Forum (WEF), there was much conversation around the role of cloud infrastructure in tackling cybersecurity challenges. The world of cloud is evolving, and there are three main changes to be aware of.

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