The Need For A Proper Backup Policy

In the news today it has been revealed that an Australian web hosting company Distribute.IT has lost data for over 4800 accounts. Due to in large part relaxed security and also an almost non-existent backup policy (Server snapshots are NOT backups). Link to article

With all the backup solutions and large capacity storage media available at good prices. It is beyond belief why a company of this size would not have a simple offsite storage of backup media, which is cheap but very effective in keeping your data secure and safe. instead of depending on snapshots and storing backups on the servers.

Don’t let this be you. If you don’t have a simple backup storage plan it is easy to do.

In future blog posts I will show you how to create a simple but effective backup policy. So that you can easily keep your data secure and safe.

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