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How to review and test backup procedures to ensure data restoration

Discussion in 'Network World' started by RSS, Mar 29, 2016.

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    In this third approach to improving information security incident response, CSO maps your route to successful backup procedure tests and reviews. By properly testing and ensuring that your backups are existent and recoverable when data disaster rears its gruesome head, you can rest in the knowledge that information security incidents that could rob your data and interrupt its use will not also leave you without your data altogether.

    Through routine, frequent testing of the full backup and recovery process for all backup technologies in play, you can avail yourself of early warnings that you are not prepared to assuage data losses and disturbances. You can then fix the issues before data gremlins such as hard drive failures, natural disasters, or ransomware delete your IP and PPI data hoards. “This will help you avoid regulatory investigations, potential litigation, and lost business through brand damage,” explains M. Scott Koller, counsel at BakerHostetler.

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