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Continuous Data Protection (CDP)

Continuous data protection (CDP) refers to a specific method of data backup and recovery. With CDP, data is continuously backed up on a regular basis. At the same time, changes to any data are recorded. This enables systems to be restored in the event of a security breach or hardware failure. The journaling of data also functions as a security measure, as malicious programming or data changes can be detected and removed.

What Small and Midsize Businesses Need to Know About Continuous Data Protection (CDP)

Many small businesses—more than larger ones—cannot recover from cyberattacks or security breaches. SMBs may benefit extensively from forms of continuous data protection. CDP can be implemented by seeking advice from an IT professional. Users can also search for a system on their own that fits their needs, then install it in their computer network.

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