BACKUP AND RECOVERY

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  • Created by: Sana
  • Created on: 27-11-12 08:29

There are a number of threats to information systems.

  • Physical failure
  • Hardware failure
  • Software failure
  • Telecommunication failure
  • Computer crime and abuse
  • Invalid data
  • System design failure

Every organisation requires a backup strategy that lays down the way in which backup is managed. The strategy will cover:

  • The best time to backup
  • How often to backup
  • What type of backup will be used
  • Whose responsibility it is
  • What media will be used
  • Where the backup media will be kept
  • A log of backups taken
  • Testing the recovery of backed up data

Risk analysis involves:

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