#1 Recovery Time
#2 Failure Due to Hardware or Human Error
The leading cause of incidents and outages is hardware failure/server room failures. Next is environmental disasters, and last is miscellaneous outages.
#5 Critical Data
#6 Backup Location
Intelligent backup solutions use AES 256 and SSL key-based encryption which ensures that data is safe both at rest and in transit. If you’re using a traditional backup solution, be sure to be aware of the encryption regulations for your industry.