Disaster Recovery

8 Rules of Backup

This was originally published by the Tao of Backup in 1997, and looks like it hasn’t been updated in over 13.5 years (judging by the Backup Wailing Wall). It’s also really focused on data, and I thought it would be useful to write a version focused on network and security devices (while also making sure …

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Surviving Network Outages

Our CTO, Josh Stephens, was quoted in Enterprise Security Tech with thoughts about the recent Microsoft network outage. One of my favorite news-taglines from the outage came from Richi Jennings at Analysis: It’s DNS. It’s always DNS (unless it’s BGP) Without more details about what happened, which Microsoft has promised to share, it’s hard …

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