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Runningd Head:d SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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Securingd companyd data
SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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Toolsd usedd ford backupd purposes
Companiesd cand used ad diversed ranged ofd backupd toolsd ford ensuringd bothd businessd
continuityd asd welld asd disasterd recoveryd plansd suchd asd EaseUSd Todod Backupd Free,d Paragond
Backupd andd Recoveryd andd FBackup.d Thesed backupd optionsd wouldd enabled thed companyd tod
simplifyd andd streamlined thed backupd processd byd supportingd automaticd smartd backups,d providingd
customizabled optionsd andd supportingd advancedd datad recoveryd mechanismd (Wycislik-Wilson,d
Ellisd &d Turner,d 2020).d d
Whered employeesd shouldd workd fromd thatd dayd
Whend thed companyd isd workingd ond thed datad backupd plan,d thed employeesd mustd workd
fromd backupd offsites.d Itd isd necessaryd ford thed companyd tod maintaind ad manuald backupd ofd thed datad
sod thatd thed employeesd wouldd bed abled tod workd formd thed safed locationd thatd storesd thed externald
backupd ofd thed organization.d Suchd and offsited locationd mustd bed maintainedd sod thatd thered wouldd bed
nod disruptiond ind thed workd ofd thed organizationald personnel.d
Howd employeesd cand getd tod theird datad
Ind thed offsited location,d thed employeesd wouldd bed abled tod gaind accessd tod theird datad byd
followingd ad well-definedd authenticationd process.d d Onlyd afterd provingd thed individuald identity,d
thed employeesd wouldd bed abled tod gaind accessd tod thed offsited locationd whered theird requiredd datad
wouldd bed saved.d
Thed communicationd methodsd aboutd updatesd
Whiled backingd upd thed organizationald datad itd isd veryd importantd tod keepd thed organizationald
personneld updatedd aboutd thed backupd strategyd andd plan.d Ad real-timed communicationd approachd
mustd bed adoptedd thatd mustd bed maintainedd ond thed intranetd ofd thed company.d Otherwise,d onlined ord
faced tod faced workshopsd mustd bed carriedd outd whered thed employeesd couldd bed maded awared ofd thed
SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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latestd updatesd asd welld asd changesd ind thed backupd modeld ofd thed organization.d Itd isd veryd importantd
tod keepd thed employeesd ind thed loopd sod thatd theyd couldd identifyd anyd kindd ofd abnormalityd ind thed
organizationald datad thatd theyd ared workingd ond (Backingd Upd andd Restoringd Userd Databases.d
SyBooksd Online,d 2020).
Step-by-stepd instructionsd tod recoverd yourd databasesd andd telecommunicationsd
• Gettingd ad real-timed logd dumpd ofd everyd databased ond thed device
• Examiningd thed spaced usaged ofd everyd singled databased ond thed device
• Eachd databased mustd bed droppedd afterd gatheringd thed informationd relatingd tod alld thed
databasesd ond thed device
• Ind cased thed SAPd softwared isd beingd usedd ind thed organizationd thend sp_dropdeviced mustd bed
usedd tod dropd thed failedd devices
• Thed ‘diskd init’d mustd bed usedd ford initiatingd newd databased devices
• Newd databasesd mustd bed createdd oned afterd another
• Thed mostd recentd databased dumpd mustd bed loadedd intod eachd database
• Eachd transactiond logd dumpd mustd bed appliedd ind thed specificd orderd ind whichd itd wasd
created.d
Step-by-stepd guided tod recoverd andd provided anyd additionald companyd assetsd
• Conductingd ad thoroughd checkd ofd thed ITd inventoryd –d Thisd stepd wouldd helpd tod understandd
thed specificd hardware,d softwared andd datad thatd ared ofd criticald importanced ford thed
organization.d
• Establishingd ad comprehensived backupd pland –d Afterd workingd ond thed inventory,d itd isd
necessaryd tod created ad comprehensived backupd plan.d Atd thisd stage,d itd isd necessaryd tod maked
SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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sured thatd thered existsd and adequated backupd rotationd schemed thatd cand helpd ind backingd upd
ofd data.d
• Prioritizingd restorationd –d Thed restorationd andd recoveryd staged hasd tod bed prioritizedd byd and
organization.d Atd thisd staged itd isd ofd paramountd importanced tod tied thed organizationald datad
tod thed specificd equipmentd whered itd isd stored.d Thisd stepd mustd bed followedd asd itd wouldd
allowd identifyingd thed mostd criticald ITd infrastructured elementsd ofd thed organizationd andd
rankingd themd ond thed basisd ofd theird importance.
• Calculationd ofd downtimed costsd –d Itd isd necessaryd tod computed thed downtimed costd thatd thed
organizationd wouldd haved tod beard dued tod thed recoveryd process.d Eachd hourd ofd downtimed
wouldd haved and adversed impactd ond thed leveld ofd productivityd ofd thed organization.d Atd thisd
staged itd isd necessaryd tod taked intod accountd thed downtimed andd thed associatedd costsd andd
theyd wouldd gived rised tod revenued losses.d Thed properd calculationd ofd thed costd relatingd tod ad
potentiald failured wouldd furtherd helpd thed organizationd tod decided thed totald amountd ofd
investmentd ond necessaryd preventived measures.d
• d Providingd regulard updatesd –d Thed disasterd recoveryd policyd mustd bed updatedd ond thed real-
timed basisd sod thatd thed employeesd wouldd bed awared ofd thed backupd ord ITd infrastructurald
changesd (Jorrigala,d 2017).d
Policiesd ford backupd mediad storaged
Thed policiesd thatd mustd bed designedd ford backupd mediad storaged included thed storingd ofd
backupd datad ind offsited thatd isd notd locatedd atd thed primaryd businessd locationd andd ensuringd thed
encryptiond ofd alld thed backupd data.d Anotherd importantd policyd isd tod offerd properd trainingd tod thed
employeesd sod thatd theyd couldd effectivelyd contributed towardsd thed backupd strategyd andd optimallyd
maked used ofd backupd mediad storaged model.d Thed securityd systemsd mustd bed regularlyd updatedd sod
SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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thatd thed backupd mediad storaged approachd thatd isd adoptedd ind thed organizationd couldd bed securelyd
managed.d
Policiesd ford encryptiond ofd backupd data
Ad numberd ofd policiesd mustd bed ind placed tod ensured thatd thed encryptiond ofd thed backupd datad
isd effectivelyd managed.d Thed backupd datad mustd bed encryptedd atd thed clientd leveld asd welld asd atd thed
jobd leveld byd usingd specificd algorithmsd andd encryptiond options.d Thed softwared encryptiond methodd
mustd bed followedd sod thatd thatd thed datad thatd isd backedd upd isd encryptedd befored itd isd sentd overd thed
networkd tod thed backupd storaged media.d d Ad policyd mustd bed introducedd whichd makesd itd
compulsoryd tod used ad VPNd ford backupd datad encryptiond sod thatd itd wouldd bed difficultd ford hackersd
tod accessd thed companyd databased (Benallegue,d 2006).d d
SECURINGd COMPANYd DATAd d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d d
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References
Backingd Upd andd Restoringd Userd Databases.d SyBooksd Online.d (2020).d
http://infocenter.sybase.com/help/index.jsp?topic=%2Fcom.sybase.infocenter.dc31644.157
0%2Fhtml%2Fsag2%2FX47588.htm.d
Benallegue,d A.d (2006).d IPSec-basedd Vpnd asd ad backupd ford thed Rmdcn.d
Jorrigala,d V.d (2017).d Businessd Continuityd andd Disasterd Recoveryd Pland ford Informationd Security.
Wycislik-Wilson,d M.,d Ellis,d C.,d &d Turner,d B.d (2020,d Septemberd 15).d Thed bestd freed backupd
softwared 2021:d saved yourd filesd andd foldersd andd workd ford free.d TechRadard India.d
https://www.techradar.com/in/best/best-free-backup-software.d
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