Monday, 14 December 2015

5 Easy and Effective Tips For Data Protection

Delegating the task of your business data protection to a document management system service is one thing. However, how to protect your everyday day data on a personal level?

Here are some easy yet effective tips for data protection-

Save after every edit
This makes every effort of yours count and locked so that you don’t lose any updated data. You can use ‘auto-save’ feature in your application that saves your data as you work.

Maintain a data backup offsite
Backing up data onsite is a good thing, but not the only thing. Disasters like fire can completely destroy your onsite data backup. Therefore, it makes sense to maintain a data backup offsite by delegating that responsibility to a reliable, legally accountable document management system service provider.

Disable automated opening of email attachments
If your email reader opens up attachments automatically, you must disable the feature. It is safe to run attachments as well as download files using a virus scanner. Don’t trust disks or attachments or media files received from strangers, they may contain viruses!

Update your software
Ensure you keep updating your software especially your anti-virus software. You can enable and automate updates for such important software.

Keep your passwords protected
When you’re online, your identity is your user id. Hackers are on a constant spree to hack into user accounts and steal crucial data like credit card access credentials, bank accounts, and other personal info. Also if anyone uses your account to access confidential networks or any such illicit activity, you will be responsible. Hence, ensure that you change passwords on a regular basis.

Why not transfer your personal or business data protection woes on a company that does it best? Your data says safe with us, always.

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