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Risky Thinking
On Risk Management, Business Continuity, and Security
26 February, 2017
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Critical Data Point (Definition)

The point to which data must be recovered following a system loss or failure.

For example, the critical data point might be the last transaction, or the point immediately after the previous night's backup operation.

See Also: Recovery Point Objective.

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