Updated: Feb 26
What are back-ups and why they are needed?
Have you ever lost a lot of important data? Or, short of that, have you ever felt a moment of panic where you thought you did? Data loss can happen to anyone. Having a backup strategy can help you and your company to avoid massive problems that come with the loss of important data.
WHY IS BACKING UP YOUR DATA SO IMPORTANT?
There are many reasons why you should back-up your data, but the three main reasons (ones) considered by companies as follows:
DATA BACK-UP TECHNIQUES
Some of the most practical and popular options to use when doing data back-up are:
Regardless of the backup format, all backups should be encrypted. Encryption is a process to protect your data via a secret password, pass phrase or other type of key such as a certificate. With encryption enabled, if someone managed to get hold of your backups, they would not be able to view the data. Also, because backups often are environment wide, they contain all your data from payroll, accounting to project work.
Regular data back-ups lead to peace of mind. In the event of a cybercrime, system crashes or disasters occur, there is a back-up ready to be restored. It is never too late to start saving important company data. In the end, data back-up is necessary to save the business from losing investors, customers and from closing down.