My Data

Cover Illustration for the Data page.

From personal correspondence and photos to confidential corporate files, we create and access a lot of valuable and sensitive data. Losing such data can damage your reputation and have serious financial, legal and administrative costs. Keeping valuable and sensitive data from unapproved intentional or accidental unapproved access, theft and corruption is another essential element of digital security.

Learning Resources

Digital Data 101: What It Is and When It Becomes Personal

How to Keep Data on Your Devices Safe

How to Keep and Share Files Securely Online

Why You Should Make Backups and Where You Should Keep Them

How to Backup a Windows 10 Computer

How to Backup Your Mac

Why You Should Encrypt Your Devices

How to Encrypt a Windows 10 Device

How to Delete Data Safely Using BleachBit