A primer to safely store data and managing backups in a simple way.

Backup rule of 3-2-1

Which for me translates to:

What to Backup

Practicing Restores

Always practice restores, at least four times a year (every three months). Wise people say:

Backups always succeed. It is restores that fail.

Make sure to test the worst possible scenario. That is, your data is sitting in the farthest location, you don’t have network connectivity and have lost access to your password manager database.

In practice:

Never leave a critical piece of information needed to access your backups outside your immediate reach.