Do you have a data backup policy to ensure your business continuity in the event of a disaster, error or computer failure?
Even with a backup system and plan in place, I once lost data that needed to be recreated several years ago. I remember how much fun that was.
Data losses are inevitable. It can be as simple as a deleted file or as complex as a sophisticated cyber-attack. Regardless, your business needs to have a data backup strategy, and written policies to guide your team in the event of disaster would not hurt as well.
I believe that implementing regular back-ups is essential to the survival of yours and most businesses. This would allow you to get your business back up and running after a disaster by planning strategically before such an event comes to pass.
It is believed that 140,000 hard drives crash each week in the US.
It is believed that a written data backup policy is vital to surviving data leakage or loss. Just like any other standard operating procedure (SOP), your Data Backup Policy provides a concrete plan of action for your team to enact should a disaster occur.