Hard Drive Recovery Associates, an Irvine based data recovery company, recently published two articles on ways in which one can protect their data. The company regards data as one of the most important things a person can possess and aims, through their articles, to provide information on how best to protect this precious commodity.
The first article, Safety Tips to Keep Hackers Away, discusses the very real threat of hackers stealing one’s data. “Hackers are everywhere,” says the article. “You’ll never really know when they’ll strike. When they do, they will take away vital data from your computer. No one wants to get hacked. Unfortunately, it happens. Hackers are heartless people. That’s why it’s important to understand what they do and how they do it.” Hacking is the act of gaining access to a computer or network through unauthorized means. Any device with digital capability can potentially be hacked and thus it is important to know how to protect one’s data from hackers. Hackers generally do what they do for financial gain, and their financial gain usually comes about at the expense of their victim—which makes it all the more important to stop them gaining access to a system. Read the article here: Drive Safety.
There are a number of ways to stop hackers gaining access to one’s system. The most basic of these methods is to not give out one’s details online. A public forum quoted by the article advises, “Never respond to a request from any organization or a business that sends an email asking you for your user ID and password.” In addition, only using websites that are secure goes a long way toward ensuring the safety of one’s data. Website URLs generally begin with either http or https with the ‘s’ in the latter standing for ‘secure.’ Secure websites are safer to use and less likely to allow hackers a way in to one’s system. Furthermore, longer and more complex passwords are more secure than shorter, simpler ones.
“The key is, never trust emails that ask you to share or update your personal information on the attached link,” says the article. “To start with, organizations or businesses, like banks, will never ask you to update personal information online. So, if you get an email that seems to look like it’s from your bank, verify it first. Do not trust it and do exactly what Lesko says. Delete it.”
The second article, titled Protection for the Ultimate Data Storage, talks about the G-Speed Shuttle with Thunderbolt. The storage device is, according to the article, “the ultimate storage,” option for photographers and videographers alike. The device offers fast data transfer, large amounts of storage space, and ensures that the data it stores is secure with its RAID 5 system. “If you’re familiar with RAID, then you’re probably intrigued at how such a system can fit into one portable hardware,” device says the article. “Since the G-Speed Shuttle runs on RAID, it guarantees some kind of data protection as well.”
The G-Speed Shuttle’s portability, security, and vast storage space make it, according to the article, one of the best storage devices for anyone in need of large amounts of storage space and fast data transfer speeds on a portable device.
Hard Drive Recovery Associates is a data recovery company that has been recovering data from consumer and business hard drives for over 15 years. Their technicians have, over the years, seen and dealt with all kinds of data loss situations, and they use this experience to serve their customers to the utmost of their ability. The company prides itself in having a 98% data recovery rate, which effectively means they can recover data in almost any situation. The company states, “We guarantee you that we can recover your data—or there is no charge. We feel confident that we can make this guarantee because 20% of our business comes from people referred to us by other companies in our industry. You can say that we are the ‘data recovery service company’ choice as well.”
For help with recovering data, contact Hard Drive Recovery Associates today. The company can also be reached through their website and social media platforms.