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5 Simple Ways to Protect Your Valuable Data

by Alisha Perry A Blogger
We live in a data-driven world, in which every data, whether it is personal or professional, is valuable. Whether you have old memories are in HVR, audio/video cassettes, or in your computer, you need to keep them protected and secured. When it comes to protecting data, you can come across many ways in your search. Some of them are as follows:

1. Opt for copying

Copying data is a universal trick to safeguard the data, especially one which is in the old device such as home video recorder. This device is out of use now. Your must go for HVR to DVD duplication when your home video recorder if you have the valuable old memories that you don’t want to lose. Whether you opt for DVD/CD duplication, it helps you to get the multiple copies of your original copy. Further, you can opt for copying your secrete data to your computer and USB dives.

2. Lock your applications

In the contemporary world, you have numerous handheld devices, such as a Smartphone, tablet, and digital band, apart from a laptop. On your devices, you have many useful applications that are critical for you. Any unauthorised use can cause a critical problem and huge loss for you. The best way to protect the data in your mobile, tablet, or computer is that you should all the apps you have installed to your devices.

3. Select cloud storage

The data you transfer or store in a pen drive, CD, DVD, or any tool has a limited life. With over usage, your USB drive, digital video disc, or compact disc has a threat to data erase. Further, you can face problems in accessing the stored data. On the other hand, cloud storage is a better option when you want to keep your data safe and protected for a more extended period. With this option, you can access, modify, and use your data at any place and time.

4. Keep your browsing history to yourself

Cyber security is a huge concern for every one of us in today’s digital world. Executing most of the works online has made your life more comfortable for you. However, it has increased the chances being caught in the cyber crime that can be harmful to you. From financial and physical to psychological issues, you will have only problems in your life if you don’t secure what you are doing online. You should utilise a VPN (virtual private network) to safeguard your personal and valuable information while being online.

5. Use a password

Using a strong password can help you a lot in staying protected from unauthorised use and cyber crime. The password you use to protect your valuable data should a combination of letters, numbers and special characters, such as # and @. Ensure that your passwords is if more than 8 characters and don’t reveal it to anyone in your office or family.

Conclusion

Data safety is a significant concern in today’s cyber world. Any hassle/mistake can lead you to get into a big problem. From copying to cloud storage, you should take every possible effort to keep yourself safe and protected. 


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About Alisha Perry Advanced   A Blogger

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Joined APSense since, January 21st, 2017, From Sydney, Australia.

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