[Novalug] VA Health records held ransom
drwho at virtadpt.net
Fri May 8 10:10:40 EDT 2009
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Mackenzie Morgan wrote:
> Don't they have a backup on a different computer / hard drive / tape than the
Maybe. Maybe not. I'm guessing not given the pickle they're in.
> Honestly, who makes a backup onto the same computer as the original? That's
Far too many shops do just this. Enough that if you had a beer for
every outfit that did that, Bluto from _Animal House_ would die of
> not a backup! That's just wasting space on your hard drive with absolutely no
> redundancy. OK yeah, they could have two hard drives on one machine, but if
Try convincing some people that they still need backups just because
they have a RAID array with multiple spare drives. It'd be easier to
put out the sun with a soda straw.
The Doctor [412/724/301/703]
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