What would happen if you lost your iPhone? Are you confident that you could purchase another and restore the new phone to mirror the one that you just lost? If your answer is “no”, then you need to make sure you backup your device(s) regularly. The easiest and most painless way to do this is to setup iCloud. iCloud is Apple’s free could service for iOS devices. With iCloud, your devices will backup themselves while you’re sleeping. If you lose your phone, you can restore a new one to look just like the old one with the touch of a few buttons. Click here to learn how to setup iCloud

Having any smartphone or tablet backed up is part of a good security strategy.   Fortunately for iOS users, iCloud is a very easy way to seamlessly have your precious devices backed up safely and securely on Apples servers.   With the touch of a few buttons, your device can be restored to a new one in the event that your iPhone or iPad is lost, stolen, or suffers a catastrophic structural breach.

Keep your data secure and backed up for peace of mind and good security practice.


Robert Galloway, Security+