#949 - Is Using the Cloud Safe?
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Particularly after scary news reports of the latest breaches happening seemingly left and right, it's rational to wonder if online sevices -- aka "the cloud" -- are safe to use.
My answer, of course, is a hale and hearty YES! But, ya gotta be sensible about it. You have to realize that you are responsible for your security. What the heck does that mean?
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Also this week:
- Faster Computers
- Secure Routers
- Reused Passwords
- Discontinued Product: Macrium Reflect Free
As always, links below.
We ended up taking a week off.
Is Using the Cloud Safe?
It's as safe as you want it to be if you use it properly.
As security compromises seem to happen regularly, many ask, "Is using the cloud safe?" It's as safe as you make it.
Also This Week on Ask Leo!
How Can I Make My Computer Faster?
|The most effective way to speed up a system is to clean it up, have it run fewer programs, and give it more resources.|
8 Steps to Securing Your Router
|Your router is your first line of defense against malicious attacks from the internet. Is yours secure?|
Another Reason NOT to Reuse Passwords
|It's so tempting to reuse passwords, but it's such a bad idea for so many reasons.|
Macrium Reflect Free is Going Away
|Macrium has announced end of life for Macrium Reflect Free. Here are your alternatives.|
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Macrium Reflect Free is Going AwayMacrium has announced end of life for Macrium Reflect Free. Here are your alternatives.
Another Reason NOT to Reuse PasswordsIt's so tempting to reuse passwords, but it's such a bad idea for so many reasons.
Make Your Computer FasterThe most effective way to speed up a system is to clean it up, have it run fewer programs, and give it more resources.
8 Steps to Securing Your RouterYour router is your first line of defense against malicious attacks from the internet. Is yours secure?
Can an External Drive Fail?Hard drives fail, and external drives are no different. What to do?
Is Using the Cloud Safe?As security compromises seem to happen regularly, many ask, "Is using the cloud safe?" It's as safe as you make it.
How To Back Up Your ComputerBacking up your computer is critical to avoiding data loss but can seem complicated. I'll give a suggestion for typical users.
Email Hacked? Here's what to do...If your email is hacked, there are several steps you need to take to get it back and prevent it from being hacked again.
How Can I Make My Computer Faster?The most effective way to make a computer faster is to clean it up, have it run fewer programs, and give it more resources.
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