Data Backup

How Long Should System Restore Take? screenshot

How Long Should System Restore Take?

System restore is a useful tool that can help restore a PC to a previous working state. It’s a relatively quick and easy to perform process that can be used to recover data that is lost to the current state of the PC,... Read more

April 22, 2020
What Is the 3-2-1 Backup Strategy? Should You Follow It? screenshot

What Is the 3-2-1 Backup Strategy? Should You Follow It?

You might think that backing up information is a relatively simple process, and it must be said that on the face of it, it is. What you do, in essence, is create a copy of a file so that should the original becomes... Read more

April 13, 2020
WhatsApp to Let Users Protect Their Chat Backups Using a Password screenshot

WhatsApp to Let Users Protect Their Chat Backups Using a Password

Earlier this month, WhatsApp made quite a few people happy with the official launch of the much-awaited dark mode. Users started requesting the feature years ago, and they knew that it's in the works. Facebook,... Read more

March 18, 2020
Your Cloud Backups Could Be the Target of Ransomware Operators screenshot

Your Cloud Backups Could Be the Target of Ransomware Operators

We've mentioned before that people and organizations are now much more aware of the ransomware threat than they used to be. This is part of the reason why, at least as far as the stats are concerned, file-encrypting... Read more

March 4, 2020
Warning! Windows 10 New Update Reportedly Deletes User Data screenshot

Warning! Windows 10 New Update Reportedly Deletes User Data

Those of you with any experience in the cybersecurity industry know that keeping software products and operating systems up-to-date is one of the easiest ways of boosting a computer's security. That's the theory,... Read more

February 28, 2020
What to Do When Your Company Gets Hit By Ransomware screenshot

What to Do When Your Company Gets Hit By Ransomware

Ransomware is such a profitable form of cybercrime that it has become an entire self-sustaining industry with its own shifts and trends. A few years ago, for example, ransomware developers and operators were primarily... Read more

February 19, 2020
How to Backup and Sync Your Google Photos screenshot

How to Backup and Sync Your Google Photos

Since the automatic synchronization function between Google Photos and Google Drive is going away, users that want to make sure that their photos and videos are being backed up safely will need to make some... Read more

July 23, 2019
Five Misconceptions That Can Ruin Your Backups screenshot

Five Misconceptions That Can Ruin Your Backups

Although more and more people are starting to realize that backing up important data is a good idea, many still underestimate the importance of a backup. This, it must be said, is not terribly surprising. After all,... Read more

April 12, 2019
Every Day Can Be 'World Backup Day' screenshot

Every Day Can Be 'World Backup Day'

The idea of World Backup Day was born around 2011 when a few 'concerned users' started a discussion on Reddit about what they can do to protect their data. The exchange of ideas morphed into an initiative that went... Read more

April 9, 2019
How to get the Photos From all of Your Apps Backed up screenshot

How to get the Photos From all of Your Apps Backed up

One of the most relevant features of a smartphone is undoubtedly taking photos and storing them for the benefit of the user. According to an online poll done by androidpolice.com, about 40% of the nearly 8000 users... Read more

February 8, 2019
Why It's Important to Make a Backup for Your Computer screenshot

Why It's Important to Make a Backup for Your Computer

Nowadays, few would deny that IT has brought immense changes to the way we live our lives – and, frankly, those that would, would be lying. Information is important in almost everyone’s day to day existence – and... Read more

August 21, 2018
Common Backup vs System Image Backup – Which Is the Better Option for Individuals? screenshot

Common Backup vs System Image Backup – Which Is the Better Option for Individuals?

You deserve a pat on the back. You've realized that backing up your valuable information is important, you've bought an external device for saving your backups, and you're ready to start. You know that Microsoft has... Read more

August 13, 2018
Offsite Backups vs. Onsite Backups: Which Is the Better Option for the Regular Individual? screenshot

Offsite Backups vs. Onsite Backups: Which Is the Better Option for the Regular Individual?

Security experts can (and do) type their fingers to the bone trying to warn people about the innumerable threats the World Wide Web poses, but it's all in vain if the users themselves don't understand how devastating... Read more

July 31, 2018
Cloud Backup vs. Local Backup: Which is The Better Option? screenshot

Cloud Backup vs. Local Backup: Which is The Better Option?

Over the last couple of decades, computers have completely outgrown their initial function as an exclusive tool for complex scientific research, and have long moved past the status of eccentric oddity to enter the... Read more

July 27, 2018
Setting Up Windows Backup in 7 Easy Steps screenshot

Setting Up Windows Backup in 7 Easy Steps

Using Windows 10's File History is a convenient method to ensure that files critical to a user's work are not lost, misplaced or damaged beyond repair. The File History feature was first made available with Windows... Read more

July 23, 2018
How to Backup Your PC to an External Hard Drive on Windows 7/8/10 screenshot

How to Backup Your PC to an External Hard Drive on Windows 7/8/10

Like everything else in this world, backing up data to an external hard drive has both pros and cons. There is an initial investment, but once you've bought the device, you don't need to worry about a monthly... Read more

July 20, 2018
How to Download All Data Stored in Your Google Accounts screenshot

How to Download All Data Stored in Your Google Accounts

Users that employ multiple Google services will be delighted to know that there's a quick and simple method to monitor and download everything they may have stored on the company's servers. While this is particularly... Read more

July 14, 2018
Backup 101: Local Backups and Cloud Backups screenshot

Backup 101: Local Backups and Cloud Backups

Here's a question you've probably never asked yourself: 'How much do I trust my computer?' In all likelihood, the answer is 'A lot.' Think about it – family photos, personal projects, work documents, it's all on the... Read more

July 6, 2018