Far too many businesses take risks when it comes to securing their data. Some do not take a backup altogether. So, what are the implications of a corrupt hard drive or backup failure? Well to put things into perspective here are some alarming facts. According to an industry study by The Diffusion Group, who surveyed small business organisations, 60 percent of companies that lose their data close down within six months of the disaster and a staggering 72 percent of businesses that suffer major data loss disappear within 24 months.