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3, 2, 1, GO! Make backups of your data!

With the recent proliferation of ransomware, a type of malware that encrypts your data and holds it hostage until payment is received, what should be done to protect valuable data?

One of the best defences against this threat is having a good backup strategy. This protects your data against all sorts of unpleasant mishaps. How frequently you make them, what you make them to, where they are stored, as well as deploying the automation required to maintain said backup regimen is also crucial. We should all be familiar with making backups, but there is a useful rule of thumb called the “3-2-1 rule”.

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