Backup Policy

Name

KS Backup Policy

Owner

KSCloud

Issue Date

June 2019

Classification

Public

This policy applies to KSCloud and hosting services which include a backup plan.

Scope

The backup policy and its supporting controls, processes and procedures apply to services what have a backup service attached.

Compliance

Compliance to the backup policy will be monitored by the NetOps (Network Operations) team.

Review

A review of this policy will be undertaken by the NetOps team.

Policy Statement

It is KS's policy to ensure that information is protected from loss of:

Availability - the information will be accessible to authorised users and processes when required.

1. Virtual Machine Backups

All VM’s hosted in KSClouds environment are backed up using Veeam backup and replication. These are backed up to NAS device not attached to the KSCloud network to help prevent the spread of malware or other threats.

These backups are kept for 3 days before they are overwritten.