Stored in a safe place, a backup of your wallet can protect you against computer failures and many human mistakes.
It can also allow you to recover your wallet after your mobile or computer was stolen if you keep your wallet encrypted.
Backup your wallet passphrase
The key to restore your wallet for Burst is your personal passphrase.(private key)
If you have a backup of the private keys for your visible Burst addresses, you are always able to recover your funds with this keys.
Encrypt online backups
The risk of theft of a backup copy stored online is very high.
A computer connected to the Internet can also be attacked by malicious software.
It is therefore advisable to encrypt backup copies if they can be accessed via a network.
Use many secure locations
Only one location or type is bad for security.
If your backup does not depend on a single location, it is less likely that a negative event will prevent you from restoring your wallet.
Consider using different media such as USB sticks, paper and CDs.
Update your backup regularly
You should check your backup copies of your wallet regularly.
Make sure it contains all recently created Burst addresses and that the storage device is still working.