If you are like most typical PC users, you probably have some very valuable data stored on your computer. This could be anything from photos, music collection, financial data, scanned images etc. If you have not considered the possibility that your PC will crash, you need to sit up straight now. If you have been religiously taking backups of your personal computer using a thumb drive or even an external drive, then you are a bit ahead of your fellowmen.
But really… is an external drive or a USB thumb drive the best solution to protect the data on your PC?
Imagine this: A fire or natural disaster like an earthquake or tornado, or even a burglar strikes your residence it till take away both your computer and your backup device. Unless you are extremely meticulous and careful enough to remove the backup device from the proximity of your computer soon. I would imagine only a very very small percentage of people give thought to this scenario.If you’re looking for more tips, Boynton Beach PC Backup Service has it for you.
There is a better alternative, its called an online PC backup service.
These services lets you backup the important data on your PC to a backup server using your internet connection. Its secure, safe and dependable. Some of the salient features of an online pc backup service:
– The data from your computer is encrypted and sent over the internet to a remote location where the data center of the service is located.
– Some backup services will even send your backup data on a DVD in case of a complete breakdown of your PC.
Now lets explore some of the major features one by one:
So how can you be sure that only you can see your sensitive data? The answer is encryption.
The PC backup service uses a software that automatically encrypts your data BEFORE its sent over the internet. The encryption formula is extremely complex and you need a digital key to both encrypt and decrypt the information. The encrypted files are so secure that absolutely nobody (including the service provider) can open it. The digital key is generated by a program that is run on your computer, the backup service provides this program.
In addition to encryption most PC backup services use secure connections – which creates a secure tunnel over the internet to send your files to the datacenter. One of the require