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What's the best way to store confidential information?

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CDs, DVDs, and USB drives are all convenient ways to store data; the trouble is, they're just as convenient for thieves as for you. Wherever possible, store confidential information in your network folder or other protected central space. If you have to store confidential information locally, you must encrypt it and then delete it as soon as you no longer need it. Get help from your ITC if you plan to encrypt data - it's a complex process, and you could lose what you're trying to protect.