Keep Your Digital Documents Safe

Digital document storage is convenient, but how do you protect those important files, both from physical damage and from deterioration over time?

Digital document storage is convenient, but how do you protect those important files, both from physical damage and from deterioration over time?

 

Nowadays most of us keep at least some of our essential documents, pictures and other important information in digital format. It’s a good idea to have items too important to lose (important documents, paperwork and family photos) copied and safely stored in a digital format. I personally no longer have a traditional file cabinet or photo album, and I only keep a piece of paperwork if it’s absolutely necessary.

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This article about digital data storage appears in Be Ready! magazine, available on newsstands from May 27 to August 25, 2014. Buy a copy today to prepare yourself for the worst. Read more: http://www.shotgunnews.com/2014/06/03/data-storage-keep-digital-documents-safe/#ixzz33gbPESxg

This article about digital data storage appears in Be Ready! magazine, available on newsstands from May 27 to August 25, 2014.
Buy a copy today to prepare yourself for the worst.

Keeping everything as digital files has many advantages such as being much easier to make copies and the reproduction is always 100% of the original. Perhaps the biggest benefit is digital files take up practically no physical space. Everything is also searchable and accessible without much effort.

However, the digital format also has some drawbacks. Anything that’s digital is subject to accidental deletion, data corruption and the failure of the storage media. Thereís also the very valid concern in regards to data security, privacy and accessibility. In this article, I will be using my 15 years of experience as an information technology consultant and a digital media specialist to offer insight and…Continue Reading Here: http://bit.ly/1manU3U

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