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What to Consider When Moving to the Cloud

 

Whether we like it or not, nearly every online service we consume uses or is moving to “The Cloud”.  This is particularly true of mobile devices.  This can be quite convenient and you might not be aware that you are even using it.  But for businesses and people who are concerned about their data it can be difficult to sort the hype from the reality for these cloud services.  Read more »

How to Protect Your DropBox Data

As has been mentioned here before,  DropBox and services like it have a lot of interesting  uses. The problem though is that for the security conscious these uses are limited and to the security unconscious they are downright dangerous. This isn't specific to DropBox, however. If, like me, you are deep deep down the rabbit hole with Google services then you have the same issue there as well. Read more »

Dropboxing My Way Through Computer Backup

A couple of weeks ago I set up a new computer for our client.  We don't really do this much lately, so had to think about exactly what we'd need to do in order to move all of the data over quickly and efficiently.  I burned a backup disc and also dumped all of the files into the client's Dropbox folder, which we had set up previously with this backup of files in mind.  This client had mostly documents, so it was not a huge amount of data to move over. Read more »

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