Security Backup Files as Public Records In North Carolina
Security Backup Files as Public Records In North Carolina: Guidelines for the Recycling, Destruction, Erasure, and Re-use of Security Backup Files. Security backup files are public records (according to G.S. §§ 121-2(8) and 132-1) and may not be disposed of, erased, or destroyed (according to G.S. § 132-3) without specific guidance from the Department of Cultural Resources. This document provides that guidance and permits the recycling, destruction, erasure, and re-use of security backup files and their media when an agency has implemented a written security backup plan and process that follows details set forth here.