Security Data Backup

Today, data backup has become of vital importance to organizations. Companies undertake data backup options for its physical as well as virtual infrastructure such as hardware, software, people and offsite facility. These data may contain financial information, new product proposals, customer data, product inventory, trade secrets etc. The frequency and specifics of data backup process is decided by the business continuity team of the organization. The backup process should be sensible and ensure efficacy. There are online backup technologies available where backup changes to a file are made to a transaction log. The operations division takes responsibility of data back up and drives the shots regarding the type and the number of times the data gets backed up. Data backups are varying and mostly employed in some combination with each other.

Backing Up as a Security Strategy

Data loss isn’t just a result of accidents. It can be caused by malicious activity as well. I see it all the time in my line of work. Cyber criminals get the giggles when they see how they’ve screwed up your life. It’s what they do.

So lets look at some ways that data loss can occur as a result of malicious activity.