Tips to protect data, devices, ahead of storms

When disasters strike, individuals and businesses all too often lose important computer files. 

Jonathan Davis, director of information technology for the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, said equipment can be replaced, but data may be lost forever. This is very true statement!

Here are some important steps that Davis recommends:

Before Storm

“It is important to back up your data and store the backup someplace besides your home or business,” Davis said. “This will reduce your stress after a disaster and enable a quicker return to normal operations.”

People can use external...