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Veritas’ added “one” may be pushing against the ubiquity of the 3-2-1 backup strategy, which is well known among hackers, said Krista Macomber, senior analyst at Evaluator Group. Attacks on infrastructure are likely to increase the importance of up-to-date physical backups.
“Attackers are privy to this, so they are targeting backup environments,” Macomber said. “This is why it is important to have a retention storage environment that is disconnected from the production and the main backup environment.”