Data Loss: Top three causes and how to prepare

Tue, May, 07, 2013 @ 14:05 PM

Data is one of the most important assets for a business and it should be well-protected. Statistics tell us that 60% of all companies who lose critical data will shut down 6 months after, yet many businesses believe continue to operate obselete data security systems. The truth about data loss is: it is not a question of if, but a question of when. 

The top three causes:

1.   Hardware/software failure 

2.   Accidental deletion

3.   Computer virus

Can you prevent data loss from happening is a question that is consistently asked and the answer is you can't prevent it but you can be prepared for it. The key to being prepared is to have a good backup solution in place.

Are you prepared? Not sure, below are 10 questions that you should be able to answer about your backup to ensure you are ready for anything.

backup checklist 

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