Data Backup

How to Recover Data From an Encrypted Hard Drive

If you are unable to access data on an encrypted hard drive there is still a chance that you will be able to recover all of the information. However, in order to retrieve the data you need a few things first: You will need the encryption code or key...

Using a 3-2-1 Backup System

Data loss is no joke. Many businesses cannot recover from a disaster and this doesn’t always mean a natural disaster. Hardware malfunctions are a major cause of data loss disasters along with human error, software corruption, and computer viruses. Don’t assume your business is safe from data loss simply...

What is Encryption?

What is encryption? Data encryption is the translation of data into a secret code. Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. Encryption, is the process of encoding information in such a way that only the person (or computer) with the key can decode it. The primary...

Preventing Data Loss When Using a Cloud Service

One of the biggest concerns people have with cloud services is security. They fear that storing data on offsite servers could provide weaker security and data loss. However, cloud services are a great way to backup data. You do not need any extra hardware and once it’s been set...

Types of Data Backup

When it comes to backing up data, there are two types of people: those who regularly backup their files and those who will learn to backup their files following an episode of data loss. Businesses and organizations lacking a thorough backup plan are susceptible to losing valuable data that...

Risks of Not Backing Up Data

Have you ever thought about just how much data your business holds onto? What would happen if you lost all of that data? Do you think that your business could get back on its feet if all of your important data was lost? One of the biggest risks when not backing...

Do You Have a Disaster Data Recovery Plan?

Your office contains everything that you have ever done to become successful, including client files, business records, and office paperwork, everything you need to run and grow your business is located onsite.  One thing that offices need to think about is what would happen to all of your secure documents...

What Is Tape Rotation?

Every company is going to handle their records in their own way.  This day in age there are so many different ways to make sure that your records are dealt with, it can be difficult to decide what is the best way for your location. There are quite a...

Data Backup: The Cloud vs. External Hard Drives

There are so many different ways to store your information that it could make choosing the right solution very difficult. You have to balance capacity, convenience and mobility with security, scalability, and the ability to share critical information with others.  Ultimately, there are solutions that have several or all of...