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[Discuss] Revisiting VMWare ESX backup options

On 11/18/2014 1:09 PM, Greg Rundlett (freephile) wrote:
> So, if you want business insurance (general
> liability, I'm not even talking about a "data breach" policy), then you
> will encrypt your backups.

Assuming you need business insurance and this is a requirement for your 
policy then by all means encrypt your backups. BUT! This isn't 
encryption for the sake of encryption. It isn't an idealistic "encrypt 
everything and the world will be better" philosophy. It's a specific 
reason to take specific action. That is, it's a specific threat (loss of 
benefits) with a specific defense (encrypt backups per the insurer's 

Rich P.

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