Typically August through October are months in which a greater number of natural disasters happen, in the northern hemisphere at least. In an effort to drive awareness and help businesses prepare for potential disasters FEMA (the Federal Emergency Management Association) has named September as National Preparedness Month.
A cursory look at history will tell you that misfortune and disaster often happens when you least expect it. And since history repeats itself, it's only prudent to assume that the same can happen to your data.
A natural disaster, sudden hardware breakdown, human error – these are just some of the things that can compromise important company information.