For every big Internet data hack we’ve heard about on the news, there are probably hundreds of other smaller hacks that didn’t make the headlines but nonetheless affected countless businesses and individuals. Knowing this, it’s crucial for anyone storing data, information or documents on the cloud to know some of the ways to ensure their digital property is safe from the eyes and hands of unwanted visitors. So to help those struggling with having the security they want and need, here are three tips you can use to keep your documents more secure on the cloud. Continue reading
Computers may be considered as super machines but being machines, they can still malfunction for varied reasons. Viruses and other malware can attack them, their storage space can get full through time, power failures can occur and affect the hard drive and some hardware can stop functioning well such as when it crashes or freezes which can result in your data, photos, videos and mp3s to getting lost.
This being the case, it is always a must for computer users to back up their files. This way, they can still recover them in case something goes wrong with their device or emergency situations such as a fire, tornado or floods can occur in their homes and offices.
People today have different ways to back up their important files. They can choose to have a removable hard drive, external hard drive or they can also use the USB flash drive. The latest option available is using the cloud storage service.
This type of service is not only being used by consumers but even by small to medium sized businesses. A 2010 survey showed that many people use cloud for purposes of disaster recovery while some use it to keep primary data. Continue reading