Data is rarely stored in just one place throughout the entire data lifecycle.
Data might be...
Throughout your research process, track and document where your data will be stored at different stages. Plan this out ahead of time so you always know what data is located where. Consider saving multiple copies of your data and dispersing them geographically to protect against hardware failure or environmental disaster.
Data security should never be an afterthought:
*See the SUNY page on Copyright and Faculty Ownership of Intellectual Property for more information.
When considering cloud storage:
When storage is needed for data subject to HIPAA regulations, there are additional factors to consider around storage. Under HIPAA:
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