Chapter    18

Backup and Fault Tolerance

“Stop hackers dead in their tracks by securing your systems and network.” That has been our mantra up to this point. However, there is another piece in the security pie that often goes unexamined. Any conversation about security on a system or network must go beyond discussing the prevention of unauthorized access and into what happens when an incident leaves you hating life. And we start that conversation with backup, because the capacity to recover data minimizes the potential impact of an attack. Securing the data on these systems with a reliable data backup scheme is a crucial element in any security framework.

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