When people think about the dangers that exist in terms of Internet hacking and data breaches, they usually picture an evil hacker in a dark room hovering over a computer. But this type of malicious, intentional attack is just one way that your company’s sensitive data is at risk. There are actually a few more likely culprits, including company employees, competitors and even your own customers. So much focus is placed on external threats – and that’s where many companies invest significant portions of their time and financial resources. But many fail to realize that some of the biggest risks originate internally.
You should able to identify the circumstances behind your data loss to be able to plan your next steps with attempting to recover it. Depending on the circumstances, data recovery can be an easy or a longer more drawn out process. More extreme cases of data loss can become pricey during the recovery phase, while less extreme cases can be more moderately priced.
In order to get the most out of your recovery efforts and not break the bank doing it, one should also familiarize themselves with the recovery process as a whole.