Object Lock is a data protection feature wherein a user can designate certain files or “objects” to be immutable, meaning they cannot be altered or deleted by anyone until the retention period has expired. This layer of protection is essential for protecting your data from cybersecurity threats and maintaining regulatory compliance.
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Why does Object Lock matter?
Because things change – especially staff. Using immutable objects ensures that information is immune from accidental or intentional deletion and alteration. It guarantees that once the information lands in the Wasabi hot storage cloud, it will remain there until the lock expires.
Because cybercriminals attack backups and archives as part of their ransomware campaigns. It isn’t enough that they’re taking down the primary systems, but they’re also attacking the secondary/backup systems to ensure they get their ransom…
Because regulators check these things, all the time. It’s essential that data in regulated industries be safeguarded for compliance and consumer protection standards.
Because legal proceedings depend on a chain of custody and immutability when it comes to digital evidence, like surveillance video, now that deep fakes and altered footage have become a threat to justice.
Object Lock can help organizations with certain government and industry regulations like HIPAA, FINRA, and CJIS for securing and preserving electronic records, transaction data, and activity logs.
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