A data breach is an incident that involves the unauthorized or illegal viewing, access or retrieval of data by an individual, application or service. It is a type of security breach specifically designed to steal and/or publish data to an unsecured or illegal location. A data breach is also known as a data spill or data leak.
For example, when water treatment facility pumps are stalled, or a jet engine fails, all related operations cease. When such systems are interrupted, organizations face substantial repercussions and hampered productivity.
For most IT businesses and organizations, database systems and process control servers are mission critical systems. Data centers and database servers for Internet applications must be protected from scenarios resulting in the potential loss of all functions, such as power shortages or faulty hardware. Most system backups are set up in a redundant and seamless manner, so that when a system is down, backup takes over during recovery.
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