In my recent article, US Hospital Pays $55,000 to Hackers after Ransomware Attack, I referred to “all good backup products.” That obviously leads to the question, “Which backup products are good ones?” I do not have a list of all good backup products for all operating systems, especially for those that are designed for use in large data processing centers. I am sure there must be dozens of such products. However, here are a few good ones I am aware of:
TimeMachine included free with every Macintosh computer. If you use a Macintosh, you need to be running TimeMachine! See https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT201250
Arq for Windows and Macintosh systems: https://www.arqbackup.com/
Acronis makes backup software for many operating systems, including Windows, Macintosh, Linux, Windows Server products, VMware, and more: https://www.acronis.com/en-us/
BounceBack for Windows: https://cmsproducts.com/bounceback-backup-software/
CloudBerry Backup for Windows desktop and laptop systems as well as versions for IT service providers: https://www.cloudberrylab.com/
Veritas System Recovery for Windows or Linux: https://www.veritas.com/product/backup-and-recovery/system-recovery
If you know of more good backup products that back up everything, including hidden files, operating system files, multiple versions of backups, as well as files that have been deleted or overwritten locally, please post a comment below and tell everyone of the product. Also, the product must encrypt the backed up files for security reasons.