It’s time to protect our precious documents, financial reports as we’ve become more reliant in to the digital world.The company’s 2019 World Backup Day Survey, released to coincide with World Backup Day on March 31, says that almost two thirds (65 per cent) of consumers lost their data, either by accidentally deleting it, having their hardware failed on them, or due to a software glitch.
“People are using number of devices now for accessing their data from anywhere than ever before, which creates more opportunities to lose data. They might back up their laptop, but if they did not back up the smartphone they just left in a cab, disasters like fires and floods, they are still losing data.”
What is Backup?
Backup is a second copy of all your important documents, email’s, etc. Backup will help us to escape from malware that encrypts the data’s, at least allowing to restore the files of certain date. It can avoid much pain point of ransomware. Saving at least one copy of your incremental data on regularly can avoid lot of heartbreak. It can be easily to accomplished using automatic backup software that comes with many external storage devices or cloud to store your backup.
Some of the key points about backing up your data from WorldBackUpDay.com:
- Items to backup: Your computer, laptop, phone, MP3 player, tablet, other wireless devices, photos and videos on social networks
- Common ways to lose the data: Device theft, hardware failure, natural disaster, obsolete file formats, you forgot where you save it
- Backup options: Backing up is easy to be scheduled automatically. Once set up, your data should be backing up as per the schedule.
Local Backup: An external media storage like NAS, hard drive that can be easily retrieved at home/office
Cloud/Offsite Backup: An online backup service or hard drive will securely place in a different location