Backing up data isn't exciting, but it's important. Unfortunately, many of us only realise how crucial it is when something goes catastrophically wrong. There's nothing quite like a failed hard drive or ransomware infection to sharpen the mind, and lead to a resolution to do things a little differently in the future.
But where do you start with backing up data? It needn't be completed – you can create a manual backup by simply copying your important files to a spare hard drive, but it makes far more sense to turn to dedicated backup software to automate the process.