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Protect Your Data

Back up the data you need

  • Saving to your local computer could result in losing all your data if your hard drive fails.
  • Instead, save to your network folder (aka H: Drive or private folder) or your Google Drive.
  • Regularly archive, destroy, or remove data you don't need.

Review permissions for email, documents, & websites

  • Principle of Least Privilege: Grant the least amount of rights to get the job done.
  • Google Docs Best Practices (from Brown University) explains Google's permissions model.
  • Use Groups and Folders to manage permissions.