8 fail-safe ways to back up your data

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Physical damage. Malware attacks. Information theft. There are a lot of ways your precious data can make its way out of your hands and into the hands of enemies. If you are clever, you probably have security measures in place to protect stored data from malicious actors. But are you prepared for the worst?

If all else fails and your data is gone for good, how do you recover those hours of lost work? The best cloud storage is a great fail-safe way to back up date, as is using one or more of these methods to keep yourself ready for the worst possible scenario.

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Ritoban Mukherjee

Ritoban is a freelance journalist from West Bengal, India. His work has been published on Tom's Guide, TechRadar, Creative Bloq, IT Pro Portal, Gizmodo, Medium, and Mental Floss. Ritoban is also a member of the National Association of Science Writers, and for Creative Bloq Ritoban has covered his areas of expertise including cloud storage, video editing software and marketing.