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If an offsite vendor maintains encrypted backups of your onsite data, would you ship it to them on physical media? Or would you rely on them for data transmission? I prefer the former: You burn it, you ship it, they sign for receipt, and it's easy to maintain physical media in a vault.
From: Gene Kim-Eng
Sent: Friday, October 04, 2013 1:45 PM
To: Brian -dot- Henderson -at- mitchell1 -dot- com
Cc: techwr-l -at- techwr-l -dot- com
Subject: Re: Adobe was hacked
I think it can be attractive if the cloud is living on an internal company server. No way that any business I have worked for would ever put critical working data on offsite storage on someone else's premises. There's a definite role for offsite storage, and that role is holding encrypted backups of your onsite data.
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