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PDP-3 Backup storage

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What is this control about?

Backup storage is a strategy to keep copies of data in use and as such provide redundancies in case of hardware failure or data loss.

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Available templates

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Control implementation

Note: This control is 100% automated by TrustCloud. Connect your system to enjoy the benefit of automation

For a manual implementation: 

Define the backup storage strategy within the backup policy

Set up a location either off site or locally to replicate data

What evidence do auditors look for?

Most auditors, at a minimum are looking for the below suggested action:

  • Provide a screenshot of the backup storage location

Evidence example

From the suggested action above, an example is provided below.

  1. Provide a screenshot of the backup storage location.

TrustCloud example demonstrates the backup storage location

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