Perfect Cloud Storage Just as You Look for

Cloud storage is hot, but is it perfect too? And what about the security of your data? Just some questions that may only raise more questions.For example, storing your complete photo collection and other essential documents with a cloud storage service sounds appealing and it is partly also. But it is certainly not just rose fragrance and moonshine as far as online storage is concerned. First of all, there is always the risk that a provider will drop it or go bankrupt.

What happens to your files then is waiting and sees. Then there is the not unimportant aspect of safety. Yes, cloud storage is usually well organized in terms of hardware. For the most part, everything is stored in a large data center where regular backups are made without you having to worry about it. However, safety also includes aspects such as protection against theft and other forms of manipulation and abuse. And that is a lot more difficult to control and manage for you as an end user.For that depending on iWV (ICONZ-WEBVISIONS PTE LTD) is better.

 

Password the first hurdle

Proper security of your data starts with a strong password for the chosen service. If necessary, use a password generator to generate robust passwords. Choose something with a length of, for example, 10 or more characters and you are pretty safe. Make sure that this password is stored in a safe place – if necessary in a password manager. If possible, use 2-factor authentication. An extra, unique access code is generated via an app on the smartphone (or a message). Even if a digitize then guesses your password, he does not take a step further because of the absence of this extra code.

Encryption

Sometimes providers promise encrypted storage, but the question remains whether the provider itself does not yet have access to those encrypted items. If you want to play safe in that respect, it is wise to first encrypt files yourself. For example, use a tool likes the free 7-zip. Has the added advantage that your files and zips (making them smaller) and can encrypt securely. Files thus uploaded cannot be read by the provider of the cloud storage without the corresponding password. Provided you have chosen a strong password again, of course.

Also from NAS back up to the cloud

We do not call Sinology for nothing. Apart from files, it is also possible to share photos – whether or not they are divided into albums – with family and friends. A great advantage of a NAS as the basis for this application is privacy. All photos are stored locally, and provided they have strong passwords (there they are again …) nobody comes to your details. The NASs of this brand now also offer the extra control via an app, so even with a well-guessed password; a malicious cannot enter your system.

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