As security compromises happen regularly, many are asking, “Is the cloud too dangerous?” It’s as safe as you make it.
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 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.
Long term storage of something as precious as photographs warrants some thought. It’s something I care about, and have thought about a lot.
When you put your privacy in the hands of online companies it’s going to boil down to: How much do you trust them?
Backing up to auto-syncing cloud services is very convenient. But what happens when it syncs your mistake?
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?
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.
‘The Cloud’ is the latest buzzword for internet-based services. Before diving in, it’s important to understand a few things about cloud security.