March 31, 2009

The Pros And Cons Of Local Versus Online Data Backup

There really is no question that backing up your data is a must. Just about any computer security article or talk you hear will emphasize that the number one way to protect yourself from computer related disasters is to backup your data often. A daily backup is not out of the question if you use your computer every day. Sadly, most of us have a severe case of procrastination and we put off making a plan for regular backups. Or if we do have the flash drives or some other local media for backing up our data, we don't do it for weeks on end. And that natural human trait to put things off can lead to disaster when a crisis involving your computer actually comes along.