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Online Backup

Backing up your data is a scary though for many people, particularly those who aren’t very familiar with recent technology. For this reason many people fail to back up their data properly whilst others just find it a chore and can’t be bothered to do so. The likes of cloud however are extremely useful and very important for making sure that you don’t lose any of your work, which you will at some point in your life.

The truth is that online backup is actually very straight forward to use and very convenient. With online backup there is no need for you to worry about things like media swapping as you simply have to set it up and leave it alone. All of your data will be automatically saved to an external server meaning if you lose any of your work you can retrieve it.

One of the reasons people get hung up about backing their data up is because they are sending it to a complete stranger. This puts doubts in people’s minds on whether or not their information is safe and whether or not somebody is rifling through everything you have backed up. Others worry about the company going out of business, if this does happen though you are still able to get all of your original information from them. If you are worried about viruses and attacks you will find that the servers are actually better protected than your own computer.

If you are particularly worried about sending your data to a server you can be extra cautious and encrypt it. This will make the information completely useless to anybody who tries to steal it from you. To do this you will need to seek out a company that offers encrypts, this way only you will have access to the data. If you forget your password however you will, need to make a new backup as the employees aren’t even able to access and encrypted backup.

Although online backup is very secure there are of course risks that the data could be stolen. This however is very unlikely to happen and if a server is hacked you are not likely to be effected by it. You are more likely to lose your data in your own home than you are backing it up to a reliable server. To find the right server for you make sure you do some research, talk to professionals and even ask your friends what they are using.

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Friday, March 28th, 2014 by admin About Us

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