I haven’t written much about data backups here before, but they are incredibly important. Everyday, run-of-the-mill data loss can range from frustrating to devastating. In the midst of a natural disaster the impact of personal data loss may be compounded as you are trying to deal with much more basic needs. I am proud to be a guest on the In The Rabbit Hole Urban Survival Podcast this week (the episode will air today and can be found here). Aaron and I talked about backing up the documents you may need to have on hand in an emergency, or what I call the “Bugout Backup”. I also mentioned how to store and protect this information with encryption. Our first topic was why having this information is important.