How to keep data safe on a flash drive

What can I do in order to prevent data loss from my USB drive is a very common question. In this article we will try to clarify USB flash drive technology for you. USB flash drives has limited number of write cycles usually from 2000 to 10000 depending on the device. However, there are noContinue reading “How to keep data safe on a flash drive”

Are You Sure Your Backup Is Secure?

In many of the previous articles we described ways to back up data in order to avoid data loss. However, while many computer users take appropriate steps to back up their data, very few take the time to verify their backups. This step may seem irrelevant but in many cases it is the difference betweenContinue reading “Are You Sure Your Backup Is Secure?”

The History of Data Storage

From the dawn of civilization people have sought a way to store information for long amounts of time, ultimately forever. Ancient Egyptians built pyramids with their inside walls covered with hieroglyphics and even had their rulers mummified. Today, in the era of Facebook and Twitter we are experiencing very similar problems on a different level.Continue reading “The History of Data Storage”