Monthly Security Tips: Back, back, back it up!

What would you do if your computer was damaged or destroyed? Or worse, what if someone stole that smartphone that’s loaded with all your personal information? Would you be able to restore your information and rebuild with a new device?

The August edition of OUCH!, a monthly security awareness newsletter from the cybersecurity experts at SANS Institute, is all about backup and recovery. The newsletter guides you through the decision process of creating copies of your most important information—or everything! Learn what type of storage is right for you and how often you need to back up your data.

Ohio State staff and student employees should be aware of how to properly store university data, including backups. Take a few minutes to self-enroll in the Institutional Data Policy course on Carmen to learn more about how Ohio State’s data is classified, as well as how and where you are permitted to store university data.