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Essential Guide to Virtual Data Protection

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Why the threats in Mr. Robot remain in the realm of fiction

In the USA Network television show “Mr. Robot”, the main organization, Evil Corp, are at one point infected with ransomware, and held hostage by the titular Mr. Robot for $5.9 million.

Thankfully, this is just fiction, and it will stay that way thanks to services that provide data recovery using point-in-time copying techniques like:

  • Backups using split-mirrors
  • Backups using snapshots

Click inside this white paper to discover a program that uses both of these backup systems to keep ransomware threats like those of Mr. Robot in television and not in reality. 

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