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Get an Insight on Backup this World Backup Day 31st March 2016 Infographic

World Backup Day March 31, 2016 Back Up your data daily WHAT IS BACKUP? In information technology, a backup, or the process of backing up, refers to the copying and archiving of computer data so it may be used to restore the original after a data loss event. Instead of storing it all in one place (like your computer), you keep another copy of everything somewhere safe. A backup is a second copy of all your important files - for example, Your family photos Home videos Documents Emails etc Data Archiving Data archiving is the process of moving data that is no longer actively used to a separate storage device for long-term retention. SOME INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT DATA AND BACKUP THAT YOU MAY NOT KNOW 64% 37% GLOBALLY, 64% OF PEOPLE WOULD BE MORE 37 PERCENT OF SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE HAD UPSET ABOUT LOSING THEIR DATA THAT HAS TO RESTORE LOST DATA FROM A BACKUP AT NOT BEEN BACKED UP RATHER THAN THE SOME POINT (SYMANTEC) DEVICE ITSELF. (AVAST GLOBAL SURVEY) $8,600 51% ON AVERAGE DATA LOSS COSTS APPROXIMATELY 51 PERCENT OF ORGANIZATIONS ARE AT RISK OF $8,600 PER HOUR OF DOWNTIME FAILING TO RECOVER FROM DATA LOSS DUE TO (ABERDEEN GROUP) UNPREPAREDNESS (DISASTER RECOVERY PREPAREDNESS CouNCIL) June 2015. CONSEQUENCES OF DEVICE THEFT OR LOSS ACCOR-DING TO INTERNET USERS WORLDWIDE AS OF JUNE 2015 (STATISTA.COM) 23% I None of the above 1% IOther consequence 10% Icannot afford to replace the device or replace with something equivalent 19% Financial details stored on the device were 20% stolen/exploited I Disciplined at work because the device contained business data 24% I Permanently lost valuable personal assets such as Photos, Videos etc. (was not backed-up) 25% Personal/secretinformation was found on the device 27% and leaked 1 Online accounts were hacked 10 15 20 25 30 SOME THINGS THAT ARE NOT BACKUPS migro 8GB Backing up your laptop to an SD Card in Backing up your book by copying it to another folder the same laptop is #notabackup is #notabackup GMail The photos that are still in Backing up your Gmail to another your camera memory Gmail account is #notabackup are #notabackup You Tube Backing up to a hard drive that is 6 inches away from your computer is #notabackup THE 3-2-1 BACKUP RULE 3 copies of anything you care about - Two isn't enough if it's important. 2 different formats - Example: Dropbox+DVDS or Hard Drive+Memory Stick or CD+Crash Plan, or more 1 off-site backup - If the house burns down, how will you get your memories back? TYPES OF DATA LOSS Unintentional Action Failure Power failure Intentional Action Data Hardware corruption. failure A software crash Accidental deletion or freeze. of a file or program Intentional deletion of a file or program Software bugs or Disaster poor usability. Crime Natural disaster, Theft, earthquake, hacking, flood, SQL injection, tornado, sabotage, etc. etc. WHAT THE DIFFERENCE CLOUD STORAGE CLOUD BACKUP O Cloud storage, also known as file sharing, * Cloud backup, back up large amounts of simply entails storing modest amounts of data to protect against data loss. Unlike data online. These data amounts include cloud storage, which backs up only limited only files that you manually select. files that you select. * Cloud storage is generally limited in capa- O The main purpose of a cloud backup is to city and is not a substitute for full backups. provide full protection against data loss. Only the few files that you have stored in a The only function of cloud storage that is cloud storage account will be recoverable not included default with cloud backups is if you should experience computer data the ability to share specific files with other loss. people. MEDIA TYPES AVAILABLE FOR BACKUP AND ARCHIVAL PURPOSES. External hard drives: Portable hard drives 1 are easy to use, faster than optical, but may need their data refreshed every few years. External SSDS (Solid State Drives): 2 External SSDS are rugged and virtually shock-proof, but the NAND they use won't hold data forever. Tape: Magnetic tape is still in the 3 discussion for enterprise. Optical: Optical retains a very strong presence in the archival community, as well as the enterprise. Online storage: It's super easy, convenient, and there are some very cheap online storage services such as Amazon's Glacier, BackBlaze, Google Drive, and OneDrive. 5 WAYS SMALL BUSINESS OWNERS CAN SAFEGUARD THEIR DATA O Back Up your data daily O Have a good Firewall O Install Antivirus Software on all computers O Use an Anti-Spam system 7 Use Multiple Backups NO SPAM Reference: DARK WEB SOLU Providing complete Website and App Solutions for your Business A malicious act, such as a worm, virus, hacker or theft of physical media. GEAF

Get an Insight on Backup this World Backup Day 31st March 2016 Infographic

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Every year March 31 is World Backup Day so we the team at Dark Bear Web Solutions thought of celebrating this day by raising awareness among all for keeping backup with the help of an infographic “C...


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