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Do You Encrypt Your Backup Tapes?
|Do you encrypt your backup tapes?|
|If not, why?|
|Where should encryption take place?|
Storage security companies take note: Hardly anyone encrypts their backup tapes, nor do they really feel like they should. A measly 4% of respondents indicate that they encrypt all their backup tapes, while another 6% say that they encrypt some of them. Why is that? First and foremost, users think it's unnecessary (62%), resting their hopes on their vaulting provider instead. "As long as the off-site storage
This was first published in August 2003