This guest post is written by Patrick Jobin who gives eight tips for picking an online backup for your Windows Laptop. Find 0ut more about Patrick at the end of this article.
1. Make sure it’s properly encrypted
When traveling or working remotely, you can never be too sure about the integrity of your network or the other people who might be using it. When picking an online backup system for your Windows laptop, make sure you pick one that offers the right encryption options for your needs.
If you’re worried about securing the confidential data stored on your laptop, you want to make sure that your data is properly encrypted during transmission using a strong protocol such as SSL, and that the data stays encrypted when stored on the providers remote server using a password that’s only known by you. (And not the online backup provider)