World Backup Day is celebrated every year on March 31st, the day before April Fool’s Day, because it would be foolish not to back up your data.
The perfect time to protect your essential data is now by getting an external backup device or cloud storage solution. Although many people have already started backing up their data on secure servers, 54% still report data loss, with 21% having never backed up their data. One in five people is at constant risk of losing their data due to a computer or system failure.
As technology continues to evolve, so does the importance of protecting our data. With the increasing amount of sensitive information we store on our electronic devices, it’s essential to ensure that we have a backup plan in case of a system failure, cyber attack, or accidental data loss. World Backup Day reminds everyone about the significance of backing up their data regularly.
It’s important to remember that failure to back up your data regularly leaves it vulnerable to viruses and hackers. This is especially important for businesses as they must safeguard consumer and corporate data to comply with regulatory and legal requirements.
Cybercriminals are constantly finding new ways to exploit vulnerabilities in our devices, and having a backup is a simple yet effective way to mitigate the risks. Backing up your data can be a daunting task, but it’s a necessary one. Not only does it protect your information from being lost, but it also ensures that your files are safe from viruses and hackers.
The consequences of data loss can be severe. In addition to potential legal repercussions, losing sensitive data can damage a company’s reputation and erode customer trust. It’s also a risk for businesses handling confidential customer data.
Fortunately, there are many effective backup data techniques available. External hard drives, USB flash drives, and cloud storage solutions are some of the most common options. DataLocker offers a range of encrypted storage devices and cloud solutions that provide maximum backup security.
While backing up data may seem inconvenient, it’s a small price to pay for the peace of mind it provides. World Backup Day reminds us to protect our data from loss or theft proactively. Whether you choose an external hard drive, USB flash drive, or cloud storage, ensure your backups are encrypted and secure.
Effective Backup Data Techniques
DataLocker offers a range of encrypted external hard drives, USB flash drives, and cloud solutions that can be used for secure data backup. Here are some of our solutions:
1. Store Data On An External Hard Drive
External hard drives are the fastest and most secure way to back up data. They have a hard exterior, making them difficult to damage, and they offer vast storage space.
DataLocker offers several options for encrypted hard drives that can be used with or without SafeConsole management for backing up data. These drives require no software to encrypt data with military-grade AES 256-bit encryption, are TAA compliant, and come with up to 15.3 TB capacities.
DataLocker’s DL4 FE is a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified device that offers military-grade AES 256-bit encryption. The DL4 FE is TAA-compliant and has an easy-to-use touchscreen for setup and use. It features automated policies that adjust its security posture based on location, use, and type of stored data.
H300 & H350
DataLocker’s H300 and H350 external USB 3.2 Gen 1 hard drives are true military-grade, enterprise-class mobile storage devices. These FIPS 140-2 Level 3, NATO certified, and AES 256-bit XTS mode encrypted hard drives meet some of the world’s highest security and compliance standards, making them ideal for government agencies, defense contractors, healthcare, and financial services enterprises. They are built to survive years of wear and tear and are available in both Basic and Enterprise editions.
2. Copy Data onto a USB Device
If you cannot afford an external hard drive, consider buying a USB to back up sensitive and sentimental data. It is a cheap and easy way to store data, and the devices are very portable due to their small size. DataLocker also offers several options for encrypted USB flash drives that are portable, easy to use, and encrypt data with military-grade AES 256-bit encryption.
DataLocker’s Sentry K350 is an advanced device that meets strict government requirements for encryption. It is FIPS 140-2 Level 3 certified and allows you to manage and audit your entire fleet remotely. With its onboard screen, setting up and operating the device is more accessible than any keypad device on the market. The screen provides quick access to secure data and allows users to customize device settings. Setup is made fast and easy with on-screen instructions. SafeConsole allows remote management, giving admins complete control or the ability to terminate devices over the Internet. Rapid, automated deployment at scale is possible for both managed and unmanaged K350 drives using the DeviceDeployer tool. Its encryption solutions, whether managed or unmanaged, help end users reduce risk and strengthen security.
The DataLocker Sentry ONE is a FIPS 140-2 Level 3 validated flash drive that is also CSPN certified. It is remotely manageable with SafeConsole, allowing admins to remotely lock or wipe drives, reset passwords, view last-used locations, and see what data has been added, removed, or changed on the drive. Whether managed or unmanaged, you can trust the Sentry ONE encrypted USB drive to offer unsurpassed security if the user misplaces it with their sensitive information.
3. Transfer Data To Cloud Storage
Using a cloud server for data backup ranks high on the best data storage methods list. 84% of businesses use cloud storage for data backup, making it the most famous approach. Good cloud storage provides a high-security firewall that’s effective against hacking attempts. It offers simple data access, and you can encrypt data.
DataLocker offers SafeCrypt as a secure cloud solution to back up and encrypt data with virtual drives.
SafeCrypt, a solution managed by SafeConsole, allows you to encrypt and back up files and folders using local storage or seamlessly with cloud services like Dropbox™, Google Drive™, and Microsoft OneDrive. SafeCrypt incorporates military-grade AES 256-bit encryption with a secure connection to a central management console to safeguard the contents of your virtual drive. With SafeConsole, a secure online or on-premises management platform, you can deploy and enforce security policies to SafeCrypt virtual drives, providing entire inventory, audit, and control capabilities for greater convenience and efficiency.
Get Secure Data Storage Today
Using any of these DataLocker solutions is an effective way to secure your data backups. So, this World Backup Day, take the time to protect your data before it’s too late! Contact DataLocker to select a suitable and affordable option for your confidential information.