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Data backup security News
February 07, 2013
Backup and recovery SaaS provider Backupify announced a set of APIs for third-party vendors to include in their applications.
September 26, 2012
Silver Peak Systems' Velocity lets storage and backup admins connect replication optimization software to storage filers, bypassing IP network.
February 24, 2012
Axxana Phoenix System RP offers data protection for animal health products distributor
November 04, 2011
TechTarget's Storage Media Group reports on product releases from Spectra Logic, Bocada and from a Storage Decisions conference for intelligence community professionals.
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Cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR) is a component of a disaster recovery plan that involves maintaining copies of enterprise data in a cloud storage environment as a security measure. Continue Reading
Encryption key management is the administration of tasks involved with protecting, storing, backing up and organizing encryption keys. Continue Reading
The most recent addition is a tape level or device level encryption. We've heard of STK and LTO-4, there are a number of devices available for LTO-4 and device level encryption at the hardware level. Continue Reading
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Independent backup expert Brien Posey outlines what's good and what's bad about backup tape encryption in this tip. Continue Reading
Greg Schulz discusses the different data encryption solutions available today. Find out the popular ways to encrypt your backups and common concerns with data encryption. Continue Reading
How do you decide which tape encryption product is right for your enterprise? Learn about what factors you need to look at before deciding on an encryption product. Continue Reading
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George Crump discusses data protection challenges caused by mobile devices as well as file sync and share in his Storage Decisions presentation. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey discusses whether server SSL certificates should be backed up separately in this Expert Answer. Continue Reading
The idea of supplementing your physical servers with cloud backups is an appealing one. But there are issues you’ll need to consider. Continue Reading
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Brien Posey looks at the inherent problems with backup media disposal. Because it contains sensitive data, you must dispose of it safely. Continue Reading
Independent backup expert Brien Posey says that encrypting data is not a substitute for strong physical security and proper account usage. Continue Reading
Effective use of data sanitization techniques lessens the chance that valuable data could be stolen or compromised. Continue Reading