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Why cloud backups matter: Lessons from 10 major cloud outages

Don’t be lulled into a false sense of security by cloud computing’s flexibility and vast storage. Outages and breaches can still occur, causing data loss and posing major risks. Many companies have endured costly disruptions due to inadequate backups. These 10 examples highlight the need for a comprehensive cloud backup strategy to protect your data.… Continue reading Why cloud backups matter: Lessons from 10 major cloud outages

10 Cloud catastrophes and what you can learn from them

The cloud has transformed business operations, offering unmatched scalability, flexibility, and storage. However, many companies have experienced costly and disruptive cloud outages, highlighting the dangers of relying solely on a cloud provider’s built-in backups. Here are 10 cautionary tales that underscore the need for a robust cloud backup strategy. 10 Cloud outages that caused data… Continue reading 10 Cloud catastrophes and what you can learn from them

Why are cloud backups critical? 10 Cloud incidents that show why

Cloud storage offers vast capacity and flexibility, revolutionizing business operations. However, unforeseen events can lead to data loss, making it essential for organizations to have robust backup strategies beyond their cloud provider’s solutions. The following incidents highlight the critical need for ensuring data security and business continuity. 10 Cloud outages that caused data loss These… Continue reading Why are cloud backups critical? 10 Cloud incidents that show why

How good is your disaster recovery plan?

You may think you know all about disaster recovery plans (DRP) from attending conferences or reading up on the subject. But one of the best ways to learn is by example, and the following real-life case offers valuable lessons. Learn about the DPR audit of a state government office and the knowledge gained from it.… Continue reading How good is your disaster recovery plan?

Disaster recovery audit fail: A few lessons

In talking about disaster recovery plans (DPR), it’s best to illustrate with real-world scenarios to help you understand things better. They offer concrete examples of successes and failures, and you can learn a lot from them. Here’s an example of a DPR audit and the lessons it offers. Hosting certain types of data and managing… Continue reading Disaster recovery audit fail: A few lessons

Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

Why do some companies fail their disaster recovery plan (DPR) audit? Perhaps because they did not get the right information for it. They say experience is the best teacher; thus, nothing beats what you can learn from real-world case studies. See what you can learn from the following case. Hosting certain types of data and… Continue reading Lessons from a disaster recovery plan audit

Advice from a failed disaster recovery audit

We can write about disaster recovery planning (DRP) until our fingers bleed, but if we never discuss real-world scenarios it’s all just fumbling in the dark. Examining these successes and failures is the best way to improve your business continuity solutions, and the recent audit of a state government office is rich with valuable takeaways.… Continue reading Advice from a failed disaster recovery audit

Real-world audits: disaster recovery plans

Failing to stop a cyber attacker, or to pass a disaster recovery plan (DRP) audit could be the product of focusing your efforts on the wrong educational resources. Because no matter how many conferences you attend, or how many certifications you receive, nothing beats real-world case studies. If that’s what you’re looking for, a state… Continue reading Real-world audits: disaster recovery plans

Is your disaster recovery plan up to par?

No matter how much we analyze your network activity, or how many cyber-security conferences we attend, nothing educates us like the missteps of real-world businesses. Learning from example is by far the best way to beef up any disaster recovery plan (DRP), and the recent audit of a state government office gifted us plenty of… Continue reading Is your disaster recovery plan up to par?