The data backup policy provides mechanisms to help safeguard all the information assets of a given company. The policy helps to prevent the loss of data in the case of accidental deletion or corruption of data, a system failure, or a disaster. In the event that a loss were to occur, the data backup policy permits timely restoration of information and business processes. The policy also speaks to the management of secure backup and restoration processes on appropriate media. The data backup policy is key to maintaining the safety of all corporate data and safeguarding against any potential loss.
Risks Addressed by Policy:
- Loss of data in the event of a catastrophic system failure.
- Natural disaster making data retrieval impossible.
- Data theft.