Disaster Recovery as a Service is Growing, but Tape Won’t Die

August 6, 2019-

Disaster recovery was once associated mostly with the capability to restore data center operations after a physical calamity, but today the loss of IT systems is more often associated with data corruption to include rising malware attacks.

Overall business detections of malware rose 79 percent from 2017 to 2018 — from about 40 million attack detections worldwide to 72 million — according to anti-malware security vendor Malwarebytes. While ransomware isn’t as significant a threat as it once was, it’s still a significant threat and there has been an increase in “focused, sophisticated attacks aimed at businesses,” Malwarebyte’s 2019 State of Malware report stated.

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