Which of the following is the MOST important criterion when selecting a location for an offsite
storage facility for IS backup files? The offsite facility must be:
physically separated from the data center and not subject to the same risks.
given the same level of protection as that of the computer data center.
outsourced to a reliable third party.
equipped with surveillance capabilities.
It is important that there be an offsite storage location for IS files and that it be in a location not
subject to the same risks as the primary data center. The other choices are all issues that must be
considered when establishing the offsite location, but they are not as critical as the location