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Apr 22, 2020

Dark data wastes tonnes of CO2

Veritas estimates 5.8 million tonnes of CO2 will be unnecessarily pumped into the atmosphere as a result of powering the storage of this kind of data this year alone.

Mar 24, 2020

Significant security risks for South African businesses as dark data grows to nearly half of all stored information, finds Veritas study

While cloud adoption in SA has increased, keeping dark and ROT data in the cloud puts companies at risk of cyber attacks and reputational damage, says David McMurdo, regional director: South Africa, Veritas Technologies.

Jul 16, 2019

Dark data increases risk of cyber attacks

Veritas research reveals that more than half of all data within businesses remains unclassified or untagged.


Dark data exceeds 50%, creating major security blind spot for most companies

Global businesses continue to house ‘dark data’ within their organisations, creating a honeypot for cyber criminals, finds research from Veritas Technologies.

Feb 28, 2019

Is dark data putting your business at risk?

Almost 80% of the data businesses keep is 'dark data', or data they do not even know exists.

Jan 9, 2018

Not knowing your Dark Data is a bad strategy

You can future-proof your ICT strategy through assessing your dark data, says Infoprotect.

Mar 2, 2017

Intrinsic dark data

Unanalysed data attributes usually constitute the biggest portion of the total volume of used data.

Oct 29, 2015

Dark data dominates SA's corporate networks

The vast majority of data stored by local organisations is unknown to IT professionals, a study finds.


Five ways to illuminate your dark data

CommVault Simpana 10 will help companies better search, understand and govern their mountains of unstructured data.

Jul 13, 2015

Dark data intimidates CIOs

Many organisations lack both the policy and technology to manage data outside of the corporate data centre, says CommVault.

Jan 16, 2015

Shining light on dark data

Sound data management processes and effective search technology are the keys to unlocking and benefiting from dark data.

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