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types of utility software
can encrypt data when it is stored, or whenever it is transmitted over a network.
can be used to filter between trusted and untrusted networks and prevent programs from communicating through the use of ports.
software tools and programs designed to identify and prevent malicious software
software that helps to detect, clean, delete and remove spyware,adware, malware and trojan and any other spyware
system performance/ optimisation
Data is saved to different areas of the disc where ever disc space is. If the disc space is smaller than the file size then the file is split up and saved into different areas of the disc , these parts are called fragments
A file management system is a type of software that manages data files in a computer system. It has limited capabilities and is designed to manage individual or group files, such as special office documents and records.
Data compression is a reduction in the number of bits needed to represent data. Compressing data can save storage capacity, speed up file transfer, and decrease costs for storage hardware and network bandwidth.
all of the specified data is backed up
only new files or ones that have changed since the last backup are saved in order to save time.
backing up involves copying files to a second medium such as a disc , tape or a cloud service so that they can be restored is there are problems with the originals. They can also compress the data so it takes up less storage.
some software will continuously back up files some will only run at specific times
memory and storage available
speed of network and internet connections