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Before you travel, backup your information

Back up your most important stuff—contacts, photos, videos and other device data—with another device or online backup service before setting off on a trip. Our internet suite products offer online backup in addition to internet security.

Take it easy on your external hard drives

External HDDs can be a useful part of your backup strategy, even if you also use a cloud-based backup solution. When using one, make sure to keep it in a safe place where it won’t fall or get buried under other objects. Consider transferring its contents to other media after 4 years, when the risk […]

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 […]

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 […]

Protect your data with a good digital defense

Make sure that you regularly make offline back-ups of all of your computers, phones, or other devices. Disconnect them backups—both virtually and physically—from your main systems. Use high-quality antivirus and anti-malware software appropriate to your devices and make sure to enable automatic updates on them. Make sure your devices have the latest operating software updates […]

Don’t store vital information all in one place

Once a hacker gets access to your computer, they can look at your personal files and copy them onto their own computer. Most hackers are thieves, so if you’ve got a folder on your desktop with all of your passwords, bank routing numbers and credit card details, you’ve made it easier for them to steal […]