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Data Module #6: Storage, Backup, & Security

Review of Module #6

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Congratulations! You have completed the Storage, Backup, & Security module. Take a few minutes to check your understanding of the information covered in this module by answering the following questions. Once you've gone through each question, click on the "CHECK YOUR ANSWER" link to see how you did.
 

1.      Why is Macalester's Google Drive a good option for data storage?

     a - It has unlimited storage space.

     b - It is secure and you will always have access to your files.

     c - It can store many different file types.

     d - Both a and c

 

What do you think?

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2.      The 3-2-1 best practice method of backing up your data means:

     a - 3 storage formats; 2 copies of your data files; 1 off-site location

     b - 3 copies of your data files; 2 versions of your data files; 1 off-site location

     c - 3 copies of your data files; 2 storage formats; 1 location

     d - 3 copies of your data files; 2 storage formats; 1 off-site location

 

What do you think?    

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3.      Why might you need to securely store your data beyond simply password protection?

     a - IRB requirements.

     b - Data supplier requires it.

     c -You are working with an organization that requires it.

     d - All of the above.

 

What do you think?    

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