The real reasons behind data backup disk failure

Hugh Thompson, chief security strategist and founder of the consultancy People Security, tells a funny story about how one secretary's innocent typewriter mistake was the reason behind a series of suspicious 'media error' messages.

Although we may not be using floppy disks anymore, we're guilty of similar security mistakes today.

Find more information about data backup disk failure:

  • One expert says that the simplest of mistakes can lead to major data loss.
  • Prevent backup disk failure with our data backup and recovery resources guide
  • Find valuable news and resources in our data backup tutorials
  • Find out the top reasons for backup disk failure
  • What are normal expected backup failure rates in a midsized backup system?
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