Policies and Guidelines

Backing Up and Recovering Data

Last Updated: December 12, 2008
Reviewed: January 8, 2010

Purpose

To maximize the availability of information, and protect against its loss, a department should have a strategy for data back-up and recovery.

Scope

Departmental management, technology staff, and users.

Process Overview

  1. Conduct a risk assessment to identify critical information resources.
  2. Develop a strategy to safeguard essential information. The strategy should include a:

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