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 Test your UPS regularly. If you've set it up properly, you should have absolutely no qualms in pulling out the plug to the mains. Test your UPS regularly. If you've set it up properly, you should have absolutely no qualms in pulling out the plug to the mains.
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 +Warning: although they help from a resilience point of view, a UPS can make a computer more vulnerable in a break-in / theft situation, as an attacker can steal the machine connected to the UPS along with the UPS, and so remove it from your premises without shutting it down or crashing it, giving them time to connect it back to the power. If the machine is vulnerable to an attack while turned on (e.g. because the disk is only encrypted when it is turned off), keeping it attached to a portable UPS increases the risk of compromise / data exfiltration in a theft situation.
  
 === Consider power banks for mobile devices, and keep the charged ready === === Consider power banks for mobile devices, and keep the charged ready ===
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