Getting the best out of backups before the worst happens

Revisiting a data backup regimen is admittedly not at the forefront of every organization’s day-to-day priorities. Yet with the majority of people now …

Revisiting a data backup regimen is admittedly not at the forefront of every organization’s day-to-day priorities. Yet with the majority of people now working from home amid the global pandemic, having a healthy data backup strategy and process in place is more vital than ever. Every organization – regardless of industry – should re-evaluate whether its backup regimen is providing what is needed, particularly in terms of timed backups whenever an IT function changes.

What is key for organizations is for staff and IT teams to be equipped with the skills and schedules to freely recognize when data backup checks should take place. A strategy is only useful if it is fully implemented and followed. In the first instance, there are two key threats that organizations should prepare themselves for.

Defending the data