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Security against Data Loss

Primarily, your concern should be the usage of daily backup procedures to protect against hard disk failures. Add them to your check lists and make sure that sufficient backup media are available. Provide a safe place to store them, preferably not at the recording site. As mentioned before, good backup media are CD-Rs or tapes.

As a second concern protect your data against vandalism. Use passwords and disconnect your equipment from the network when not used. Make sure that no unauthorized personnel may access the equipment because most computer systems are vulnerable if the intruder has direct access to the system.

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