Here are tips for protecting your backup files.
Keep your backups away from your computer, in a separate room, or in a safe deposit box. Make more than one copy, and keep them in different locations. Always update your backup files. Back up files instantly, as soon as you change them. Delete old files. Use compression software to takes up less space. Protect your files with a password. If you want to write down your password, keep it in a secure location.
You can use online backup service to backup your documents and files.
Protect your documents and files with carbonite online backup, completely automatic, secure, and encrypted, in an affordable price. Carbonite installs a small application on your computer and is integrated with your operating system. The application works quietly in the background, looking for new and changed files to be backed up. You don’t have to do anything. Carbonite will never interfere with your internet connection. Your data are encrypted twice before leaving your computer. Only you can see your files. If you need your files, it takes only few clicks on your desktop to get them back. In case your computer is stolen or damaged, just visit Carbonite’s website from your new computer to get your files back.