Articles tagged: Dropbox
All cloud data threats boil down to one of two things. I’ll review them and lay out what you need to do to keep your data is safe in the cloud.
There are now additional protections for your data if your machine becomes infected with a form of malware known as ransomware.
Backing up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss. I’ll look at what it means and give a suggestion for typical users.
Knowing how you use online storage will help you choose the correct provider with the correct set of features at an appropriate price.
Smartphones are a popular way to take snapshots and videos. Tools like Dropbox are great for making sure those are backed up automatically.
Many online cloud storage providers encrypt your data — which means they can decrypt it themselves. BoxCryptor is a great solution to ensure that your online data remains private, regardless of how it’s stored.
Dropbox is a utility that allows you to instantly share files between machines, and even with other users elsewhere on the internet. Up to 2GB is free.
Using Dropbox to share files across machines is pretty common. You can also use Dropbox on only one machine as backup technology.
It seems like every online service provider is now including some kind of online cloud storage as a perk. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed. I’ll look at my personal cloud storage landscape.
Backing up to auto-syncing cloud services is very convenient. But what happens when it syncs your mistake?
Emailing large attachments is typically a bad idea as your mail is likely to not be delivered. We’ll look into alternatives.
With hardware failures, accidental deletions, and more, it’s easy to lose files as you are working on them. What’s the easiest way to back up your computer as you go?
If you are doing regular image backups of your computer, and incremental backups of new data you’re good. But what about the files you are working on today?