How Compliance Impacts Backup Strategy
Sarbanes-Oxley. Gramm-Leach-Bliley. PCI. HIPAA/HITECH. SEC. Basel II. Red Flag rules. SSAE 16. Organizations of all sizes and shapes must comply with government and industry regulations. In addition to legally mandated requirements, many organizations voluntarily adopt quality and process standards like Six Sigma or ITIL, or establish performance guidelines that impact employees and/or customer agreements. In compliance with these standards, regulations and rules—or just to maintain best practices—most organizations are implementing some degree of business continuity/disaster recovery plan. This is the intersection of compliance and digital data.