Disaster Recovery Myths about Deleted Computer Files

Once a file is gone, it’s gone, right? Well, it all depends. In many cases files are not physically removed from hard disks, but simply hidden from users by the operating system, and left available to be overwritten by new files. That means that some degree of disaster recovery may still be possible if a […]

Data Destruction, the Flip Side of Disaster Recovery Planning

With the emphasis in disaster recovery planning on safeguarding and restoring data, it may sound strange to talk about deliberate data destruction. After all, isn’t that the exact opposite of what DR teams in businesses are trying to achieve? However, like the yin and the yang of the universe, destroying data is a natural counterpart […]