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BU.1.03 - Backup Management: Alternate Site Control Guidance

BU.1.03 - Backup Management: Alternate Storage

Control Statement

GitLab backups are securely stored in an alternate location from source data.

Context

GitLab backup copies of information, software and system images need to be stored in an alternate site in the event of a disruption to the primary storage location. This supports system availability and redundancy. The main take-aways are listed below:

Scope

Alternate storage controls should cover:

Ownership

Guidance

Backup copies of GitLab information, software and system images need to be stored in an alternate site in the event of a disruption to the primary storage location. This supports system availability and redundancy. Before choosing an alternate site, the following points should be considered:

Additional control information and project tracking

Non-public information relating to this security control as well as links to the work associated with various phases of project work can be found in the Backup Management: Alternate Storage issue .

Policy Reference

Framework Mapping