backing up your shit over the net?

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  1. NCS

    NCS Active Member

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    Does anyone use an over-the-air backup service? Are these things safe?

    let's define safe: classified work documents (breach could mean you get fired) and naked pics of your wife.
     
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    i wouldn't put classified work docs in the cloud yet. maybe in a few years if this service survives.
     
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    As safe as storing something confidential on another persons computer is ever going to be.
    As safe as the TOS makes them out to be.
    As safe as companies can never make a profit from data minning.

    *I wouldn't recomend putting classified documents on another computer on the cloud.
    But I would recomend setting up a computer offsite and doing a backup to that.
     
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    Shayes OT Supporter

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    i dont, but this concept makes no sense to me. why would you want to back up your secure files on a constantly changing, possibly unsecure server
     
  5. NCS

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    ok thanks for the answers. looks like external hd + different physical street address is the way to go.

    any opinions on using backup software vs just file copy?
     
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    if you have classified work documents, work should be providing a way to back them up.

    if you have pics of the wife, post them here and they'll ALWAYS be available!
     
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    google

    syncback free version
     

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