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Beware of digital disasters: backup your data regularly

Imagine this: your computer sputters, coughs, and then… dies. Or worse, a nasty ransomware attack encrypts your precious files, demanding a hefty ransom you don’t want to pay. Panic sets in, right? But wait! Take a deep breath, digital warriors, because there’s a secret weapon against data disasters: backups. Think of backups as your digital […]

Backup your data offsite

In addition to local backups, consider the practice of using offsite or cloud-based backups as a component of your data protection strategy. Offsite backups provide redundancy and data recovery capabilities in case of local disasters, hardware failures or ransomware attacks that may compromise your local data storage. Ensure that your data is encrypted both during […]

Don’t keep your digital treasures in one place

Imagine losing your phone or having your computer crash – those precious family photos, important documents, and even your password list could be gone in an instant. That’s why it’s crucial to avoid putting all your “digital eggs” in one basket. Diversifying your backup strategy is key to safeguarding your valuable data. Consider using cloud […]

Create a disaster recovery plan

In the instance of your sensitive information becoming breached, a well-structured disaster recovery plan is necessary to mitigate potential damages. While the plan will differ depending on the nature of the breach, you generally want to consider a risk assessment, backup restoration and legal and compliance matters. The specific plan will vary depending on the […]

Physically backup your data

Beyond backing up your data on a secure cloud network, consider also fortifying your information through physical storage. Physical backups provide an added layer of protection, ensuring that your data is safeguarded even in the event of unexpected digital mishaps or cyberattacks. Keep these physical storage devices in a safe and secure location — ideally away […]

Be cautious with HTML attachments

Have you ever received an email with an attachment bearing the .html or .htm extension? These extensions denote web pages. Clicking on them will redirect you to an external website. It’s crucial to approach such attachments with caution because their destinations may be unknown. Avoid clicking on them if you can. If necessary, request the […]