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Data migration is becoming more prevalent today, be it personal user data migration, or data migration within larger companies. In order to facilitate and optimise data protection, data sometimes has the need to migrate (and I don’t mean south for the winter). Simply put, data migration is the process of transferring data between storage types, formats or computer systems, and forms an integral part of data management.
The primary need for data migration can be attributed to optimising data security. And different actions can be taken and policies implemented in order to improve the overall data protection.
The three most prominent actions that will have data migration as an implication are listed below:
Even though the initial reason for data migration could be to ensure data security, there are also considerable risks to data protection involved when migrating data:
If data protection is not a key consideration and your data migration is not approached with care and diligence, the process could result in multiple incidents of data loss along the way.
The recent ransomware attack on Kaseya, a cloud-based IT and security management provider services company that supplies tech-management tools to customers worldwide, has the potential to be the most serious cyber-criminal incident this year.Continue reading