Articles tagged: cloud

Is the Cloud Dangerous?

Is the Cloud Dangerous?

As security compromises happen regularly, many are asking, “Is the cloud too dangerous?” It’s as safe as you make it.

Files in the cloud

Is an Online Backup Service a Good Idea?

Backing up data using an online backup service can seem to be an effective solution, and it can be an important part of an overall strategy, but there are important limits and considerations.

Cloud Files

Four Important Rules to Safely Use Cloud Storage as Cloud Backup

Cloud service providers often give us lots of storage that we can use for cloud backup. How to use it safely, however, isn’t always obvious.

Mom with Dog

How should I store scans of old photographs?

Long term storage of something as precious as photographs warrants some thought. It’s something I care about, and have thought about a lot.

Peeking at a locked document

How safe is iCloud?

When you put your privacy in the hands of online companies it’s going to boil down to: How much do you trust them?

Computers connected to the cloud

If I Use a Cloud Sync Program to Back Up, Won’t Accidental Deletions Delete the Backup?

Backing up to auto-syncing cloud services is very convenient. But what happens when it syncs your mistake?

Vault

Can Backups of Email Be Hacked?

Not just email, but any information that is anywhere on “the cloud” is subject to backups. That means there is a copy somewhere. Is this a problem?

A Cloud (not THE cloud)

Does My Information Get Deleted from the Cloud If I Delete the Associated Software?

Make sure you understand how any software you use keeps personal data in the cloud and the steps necessary to delete, or secure, that data.

Cloud Computing

Is My Information Safe in the Cloud?

‘The Cloud’ is the latest buzzword for internet-based services. Before diving in, it’s important to understand a few things about cloud security.