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11/14/2019
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Sara Peters
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8 Backup & Recovery Questions to Ask Yourself

Don't wait until after a disaster, DDoS, or ransomware attack to learn just how good your backups really are.

(image by leremy, via Adobe Stock)
(image by leremy, via Adobe Stock)

They're the first questions you might be asked in the heat of a disaster, DDoS, or ransomware attack: How soon before we're back up? How good are our backups? Have the wrong answer to those questions, and it will feel like getting kicked while you're down.

Good backups are essential to business continuity, but how do you know yours are "good"? And how do you know they'll be ready when you need them? Start by finding answers to the following eight questions.

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Sara Peters is Senior Editor at Dark Reading and formerly the editor-in-chief of Enterprise Efficiency. Prior that she was senior editor for the Computer Security Institute, writing and speaking about virtualization, identity management, cybersecurity law, and a myriad ... View Full Bio

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