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What amount of effort and money should one invest against DDoS threats? [closed]

Typically, when you invest money to protect yourself against some possible threat, you should take into account two factors: the probability (p) of the problem actually happening how much money (m) ...
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How important is patch management? [duplicate]

Problem I'm trying to sell the idea of organizational patch/update management and antivirus management to my superiors. Thus far, my proposition has been met with two responses: We haven't had any ...
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How do I calculate the probability that a data storage device breaks?

There are lots of different storage media. To name a few: DVD's CD's Normal hard drives SSD hard drives USB flash sticks Let's say that I have saved some files to a certain media. How would I ...
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When should new service accounts be created/used?

At my organisation there are conflicting schools of thoughts around service accounts. This has come up because they wish to deploy SQL Server for the sole purpose of running SharePoint databases. One ...
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The perfect server room?

What do I have to consider when I'm planning a new server room for a small company (30 PCs, 5 servers, a couple of switches, routers, UPS...)? What are the most important aspects in order to protect ...