Data Backup

World Backup Day is Approaching- Be Prepared!!!

Have you backed your data lately? Did you know that there is World Backup Day? If not, then it’s high time to save all your data because it is just around the corner. Well, it’s not a holiday but one of the important days for all businesses. Every single day you have spent millions of hours as workforce on the computer and internet. There were times when every single day files were lost, hard drive crashed or worse, viruses infected your system. World Backup Day was created to remind every tech user to backup the data stored in their system so that when disaster strikes, you are prepared.

What is the Fuss All About?

The phrase “Save early and save often” holds true when it comes to data recovery. In the most basic form, backup is simply copying your existing files to a secondary location, using either an automated process or a manual one. This process will allow you to save drive storage space.

If these things don’t interest you, then definitely the fear of losing the most important documents stored on your laptop or computer surely will. Everyone might have heard a story about friend’s tragic hard drive crash, a night before assignment submission. As per statistics, more than 70% of organizations have experienced data loss at the workspace and small businesses reported that a single loss of data significantly affected their business.

Do I Need to Backup my Data on the Smartphone too?

If you do not want to lose your irreplaceable digital memories, then go ahead and do the data backup. The data loss can happen anytime and anywhere, it usually occurs when least expected. Therefore, yes backing up data on the smartphone is also essential; backup it either on your computer or on any other application, which can be easily accessible.

How to Do Data Backup?

One can create a secure data recovery according to the 3-2-1 rule. The rule creates triple redundancy for your files, which means if your one backup fails, you still have two left. Follow the below-mentioned process to do the data backup.

1. Download and install the backup software.
2. Select the files you want to back as some online services just backup all available files.
3. Schedule your data backup at least on a daily basis.
4. The downloaded software will upload your files to the server and data Centre.

Your Data is Valuable than Your Device

Make sure while doing the backup, your backup provider offers local encryptions with a private encryption key that you only own. This feature will ensure complete safety on the server. In addition, the online backup provider should use SSL encryption technology when duplicating the files onto the server. Once the upload is done, your provider should offer another security layer with an AES- 256-bit encryption technology to safeguard all the uploaded documents.

In a nutshell, backing your data won’t only save your time and effort but will also reduce future cost and World Backup Day is a summary of the future. Contact Nerds Support if you’ve any query regarding our data recovery plan.