Data Recovery

Definition Data recovery is directly related to maintaining the continuity of business operations. The process first requires that mission critical information be documented and classified and then building a security infrastructure that assures information is available for decision-making in a timely manner. Doing so is dependent upon the creation and implementation of policies and procedures for backing up critical information. Top management has a fiduciary responsibility to provide for a system’s resiliency.

Its Relevance:Attempted intrusions upon an information infrastructure will occur. Damage to essential digital assets may be the results of such attacks. Restoring vital information from any such harm is critical to an organization’s to able to continue to do business and survive. Establishing a formal plan for the recovery of an information system to its pre-attack condition is a fundamental necessity for information assurance.

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