Dropbox isn’t the most secure cloud storage service out there. But for those of you who wish to stay with Dropbox the tips here will help you maximize your account’s security.
Edward Snowden’s NSA revelations brought shock and awe into American households, as individuals and families started to realize that their communications were not quite as private as they had originally thought. To partially calm some of those nerves, I’d like to offer a few easy ways that you can encrypt your webmail to at least try and maintain some semblance of email privacy in a world filled with snoops and spies.
Encryption isn’t only for paranoid conspiracy theorists, nor is it just for tech geeks. Encryption is something every computer user can benefit from. Tech websites write about how you can encrypt your digital life, but we’ve all done a poor job of explaining why you should actually care. Now we’ll get back to basics and explain the many threats encryption can help protect you from.
Syme hopes that enough people are fed up with the NSA-style spying on citizens around the world, and it will spark a mess exodus off Facebook and Google+ and onto encrypted alternatives.