Computer viruses are prevalent on the internet. It is becoming a common occurrence to see hard drive failures due to virus attacks. It is imperative that you have automatic data recovery system in place to handle such emergency situations.
Setup a data mirroring method to make identical copy of your valuable data in separate disk ideally location at different locations is highly recommended. It importance of having your valuables backed up at geographically different locations, it is to reduce risk that the all backups getting destroyed in an event of natural disaster. One back method should set up remote data recovery via internet. This is one of the most common methods. Data backup via mirror copies of the disk in same drive or different drives is possible, however, the later one is preferred due to risks. Current trend in data recovery disk that are shipped with new laptops and desktop computer is the recovery disk is in the same physical disk as the operating system. If this disk fails, the recovery disk is also lost. It is recommend that backup data is located in different partition and in different physical disks or mediums to eliminate the risks of unable to recover data due single physical disk failure.
There are readymade automatic data recovery solutions out there that will restore the system to a predefined point with just few clicks. Recovery system must be designed to be able to recover data within minutes and minimum effort while technicians investigate root cause of the failure. Limit only authorized people the access to recovery system with tight security combined with frequent password changes.
Source by Chandra Senadeera