When storing files it is important to:
Storage options at George Mason
Keep three copies of important files.
One primary file on your computer,
a second copy backed up to an external hard drive or other media,
a third copy off-site.
Determine what data will be backed up and the backup schedule.
Questions to consider:
When working with sensitive data, IT security practices must be followed. George Mason's IT Security Office has published guidelines and policies.
Please review George Mason's policies and procedures carefully.
Basic security guidelines: