ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud

Regular Backups

This page provides a template and guidance to assist organisations in documenting their approach to regular backups, as per the Essential Eight Maturity Model, associated with their system(s) built on ASD's Blueprint for Secure Cloud.

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Applicability

The Regular Backups mitigation strategy is applicable to mitigating the risk of losing system availability or important <SYSTEM-NAME> data as part of a ransomware attack, or other form of destructive attack, and ensuring that in the event of such an attack, <SYSTEM-NAME> services and data can be quickly restored.

<INSERT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION AS APPROPRIATE>

Maturity Level

Targeted:<TARGET-LEVEL>
Currently Assessed:<ASSESSED-LEVEL>

Implementation

Performing backups

<DESCRIBE APPROACH TO PERFORMING BACKUPS AS APPROPRIATE>

Restoring from backups

<DESCRIBE APPROACH TO RESTORING FROM BACKUPS AS APPROPRIATE>

Hardening backups

<DESCRIBE APPROACH TO HARDENING BACKUPS AS APPROPRIATE>

Security & Governance

Design

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