World Backup Day

World Backup Day is celebrated annually on March 31 to raise awareness of the importance of data backup for businesses big and small.

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World Backup Day is a day for people to learn about the increasing role of data in our lives and the importance of having your data backed recently? Every day, people, businesses, even gamers lose huge amounts of valuable data because they fail to follow this one basic procedure. World Backup Day is set aside as a reminder to back up your files, even if it’s once a year! A backup is a reserved copy of all the files you’d be able to use. There’s nothing more traumatizing than having to lose your phone, or having your hard drive crash, and having hundreds of valuable and irreplaceable documents or photos suddenly gone beyond retrieval.

No matter how secure or safe you feel your data and equipment are, it’s important to backup your files.

According to the 2021 Data Protection Report (Veeam), the average cost of downtime is $84,650 per hour, including large corporations and SMBs.

Of companies that had a major loss of business data, 43% never reopen, and 29% closed within two years.

30% of people don’t have any way to save their important files in the event that tragedy strikes. In our electronic-based world, there are hundreds of ways to suddenly have things go terribly awry.

29% of all disasters are caused by accidents, costing valuable time and money as the resources they affected are lost forever.

You may feel your computer is safe, but 1 in 10 of all computers, including household and business computers, are infected with a virus that may suddenly cause all of your data to be gone beyond retrieval.

In BDR and Business Continuity, there are three broad categories of threats: natural hazards (acts of god), technological hazards (accidents of failure of systems), and human-caused threats (intentional acts or negligence).

Control measures for BDR and Business Continuity are classified as Preventive measures, Detective measures, and Corrective measures.

Backup is essential for both Preventive and Corrective measures for Business Continuity.

 

 

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But my phone is always on me!” That’ll make it easier for you to be one of the 113 phones stolen every minute, each day. In this modern digital world, many of us live on our phones. Whether it’s for business or just personal use, these electronic assistants often contain gigs of valuable documents, pictures, videos, and music. Do you really want to chance to lose all of that when backup options are so easy and available?

Easy? How do I backup my files and protect myself?” Now we’re asking the right questions! There is a myriad of ways you can use to backup your files, most phones are connected to some form of backup system. iPhones are tied directly into iTunes, which can back up all of your valuable data, you just need to hook that thing up to your computer and update the files daily! You can even do it as part of charging, just plug it into your computer, set it to backup, and it’ll go about the process automatically while it takes a charge.

Android phones are intrinsically tied to Google, and with the availability of Google Docs and Google backup, it’ll tie all of your data into your profile, uploading it to a secure location while allowing you to choose which ones to share! Google Docs can also be used to store all of your valuable files online! The bonus here is that from google docs you can access your files from any computer, saving you from having to wait for your system to be back up before you get those important files back!

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Another option is open that is the all-inclusive option. If you’d prefer to back up everything instead of just bits and pieces, there are tons of places online that will give you reviews of dozens of options for full backup services. Take some time to cruise through them and decide which one is right for you. Remember, if the only copy you have of your important files is all in one place, it only takes one accident, one small disaster for you to lose them all. So take the time to backup your files the right way, and stop yourself from becoming one of this year’s April’s Fools.

New Jersey Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Cell (NJCCIC) often reminds the public of cybersecurity protocol, prioritizing proper backup of your data. As experts in IT, and as a member of NJCCIC, powersolution recommendations:

  • Schedule backups of data often
  • Ensure they are kept offline in a separate and secure location.
  • Maintain multiple backups in different locations for redundancy.
  • Test your backups regularly.

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Backup and Disaster Recovery, also known as “BDR”, is a combination of data backup and disaster recovery solutions that work cohesively to ensure a company’s business continuity. We offer an Intelligent BDR and continuity solution that ensures that business operations can continue in the event of hardware failure, data corruption, or other disasters.

We provide small and medium-sized businesses in New Jersey and the nearby regions with Intelligent Business Continuity services. Your organization needs Data Backup and Disaster Recovery solutions that give you accessibility, security, and affordability.

We help you define your specific data backup, disaster recovery, and business continuity needs, provide you with the most efficient solution, and take measures to keep your network and your business data protected.

Our IT consultation (NJ) will show you how to reduce your computer network technology issues and minimize the resulting downtime for your organization.

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