The 3-2-1 Backup Rule Date: June 23, 2022 Posted by: Virginia Category: Digital Trends June is Backup Awareness Month! A great way to celebrate is to take some time and make sure you have a few backup and recovery strategies for your most important data. You've probably heard the phrase "3-2-1 backup" thrown around a lot, and we're here to shed some light on this key concept! Here is what it entails: Keep at least 3 copies of your data Keep your backed-up data on 2 different storage types Keep at least 1 copy of your data offsite The best part of the 3-2-1 rule is that there are no technology or hardware requirements, and it can apply to a variety of scenarios. We want to make sure your data is protected from malware, theft, and cyberattacks by making sure you have a plan to keep your precious files safe from every eventuality!