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Back up your valuable data

Protect your valuable work, music, photos and other digital information by making an electronic copy and storing it safely. If you have a copy of your data and your device falls victim to ransomware, you will be able to restore the data from a backup. Use the 3-2-1 rule as a guide to backing up […]

Store your backups separately

Best practice is to store your backups on a separate device that cannot be accessed from a network, such as on an external hard drive. Once the backup is completed, make sure to disconnect the external hard drive, or separate device from the network or computer.

Store sensitive files in the OneDrive personal vault

Do you have sensitive files sitting on your desktop or in an unsecured folder stored on your hard drive? If you have OneDrive, you can easily move those documents — like tax records or recovery codes — into a more secure Personal Vault. OneDrive users can open the Personal Vault from their file manager. Then […]

Enable automatic desktop backup with OneDrive

We all strive to be organized, but it’s hard to avoid occasionally leaving an important document sitting on your desktop before you have a chance to give it a proper home and back it up. This is where OneDrive’s desktop backup feature comes in handy. Set up automated cloud desktop backup for a remote recovery […]

Follow the 3-2-1 backup rule by getting an external HDD

Catastrophic incidents and ransomware can leave you without access to important data. Back up everything according to the 3-2-1 rule. That is, have at least three copies of the data, two of which should be stored on different types of media, and one located elsewhere. Use an external HDD for the local backup.

Backup and secure your mobile data

You should backup all of the data stored on your phone – such as your contacts, documents, and photos. These files can be stored on your computer, on a removal storage card, or in the cloud. This will allow you to conveniently restore the information to your phone should it be lost, stolen, or otherwise […]