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  • How snapshot and CDP integrate with an organization's data backup strategy

    Technologies that have traditionally been managed separately are increasingly becoming integrated into the backup process. Two of these technologies, snapshot and continuous data protection (CDP), have been growing in popularity for a number of reaso... 

  • Data encryption and cloud backup tutorial

    Data storage backups are a necessary element of data protection plan, but they're often the biggest source of security woes. There are currently four major areas where data security intersects with the data backup world: tape encryption, cloud backup... 

  • cloud disaster recovery (cloud DR)

    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. 

  • encryption key management

    Encryption key management is the administration of tasks involved with protecting, storing, backing up and organizing encryption keys. 

  • Encrypting File System (EFS)

    The Encrypting File System (EFS) is a feature of the Windows 2000 operating system that lets any file or folder be stored in encrypted form and decrypted only by an individual user and an authorized recovery agent. 

  • Travan

    Travan is a linear magnetic tape product developed by the 3M Company... (Continued) 

  • Data Encryption Standard (DES)

    Data Encryption Standard (DES) is a widely-used method of data encryption using a private (secret) key that was judged so difficult to break by the U.S. government that it was restricted for exportation to other countries. 

  • encryption

    Encryption is the conversion of data into a form, called a ciphertext, that cannot be easily understood by unauthorized people. Decryption is the process of converting encrypted data back into its original form, so it can be understood. 

  • storage encryption

    Storage encryption is the use of encryption/decryption of backed-up and archived data, both in transit and on storage media. 

About Data backup security

Storage administrators are increasingly relying on tape encryption and other security technologies to guard sensitive data. Visit this topic section regularly to stay on top of the latest news and resources available.