What security features and qualifications should we look for in an online backup provider for an Internet-exposed web server storing sensitive data? In the backups themselves - encryption type, ...
For purpose of the quesition, I am going to paint a picture: A system administrator maintains and backs up a production server for clients with sensitive financial information (account numbers, ...
I have a Windows 7 computer which currently has a large working Microsoft Access 2007 database on it containing some tables with confidential data. I would like to securely delete/remove the tables ...
I've read in various places to not mount your truecrypt volume in the same place as your Dropbox or Sugarsync folder. I believe this only matter for Mac/Linux, but I need some verification. On a Mac, ...
I am wondering if IT Auditors use a methodology or framework to audit a backup policy. Here is a example of a different kind incase my question does not make sence: ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ A ...
I'm a system admin with little security experience. I want to schedule the copying of our backups to protect our data in case of fire. The best solution would be to copy the data onto a new ...
A "soon to enter beta" online backup service, Bitcasa, claims to have both de-duplication (you don't backup something already in the cloud) and client side encryption. ...
Obviously, securely backing up sensitive data is a challenge. A remote backup is important for surviving a variety of disasters. What are some of the "gotcha's" lurking out there, and what best ...
Should iPhone backups be encrypted? Is this in-scope for Corporate IT if the device is linked to a home pc?
iPhone backups may reside on a computer that is outside of IT Policy (Home PC) and therefore doesn't have any Corporate IT protections on it. If this home PC was stolen or hacked, then the iPhone ...
I had to reinstall my OS (windows) recently due to a virus. I backed up my source files onto a flash drive. How can I get to those files without problems? I know flash drives can have nasty things in ...