Online Backup: Worth the Risk?

by Steve Strom
Sept. 1, 2017 0 comments SANS Institute backup strategies

The sheer quantity of digital data, and the rate at which that data is growing, is almost beyond comprehension. This explosion of all things digital – recordings, graphics, documents, video, and other forms – has led to a staggering need to manage and account for that data. According to a report issued by EMC, the digital universe in 2007 was an overwhelming 281 exabytes in size (Gantz, et al.). Yet according to that same report, the digital universe is growing at such a phenomenal pace that by the year 2011, it will be 10 times the size it was in 2006 (Gantz, et al.)!