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An Introduction to Cloud Storage

Cloud storage can be vulnerable. Learn how to include encryption in your cloud.
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In the upcoming steps, you will learn about your options for data encryption.

The first thing to know is that there are a lot of options for you to choose from when it comes to cloud storage. Examples include Dropbox, OnceDrive, GoogleDrive, iCloud, and Mega. Cloud storage is vulnerable, however. An example of this is from Celeb gate, in which certain celebrities experienced a cloud storage breach. The hacker was able to gain control of their photos, documents and whatever else was stored there. The hacker was then able to blackmail the celebrities using their information.

So, how do you protect your cloud storage? The answer is to use encryption. So, in addition to using strong password habits, adding encryption can add another layer of security to help keep data safe.

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