Internet, The Cloud And Personal Empowerment

Internet Cloud

The Internet has always been a passion for me and over the past 30 years, I have helped it blossom. It’s 1995 and I am standing in a queue at Heathrow Airport waiting to go through security. I have an overnight bag with enough clothes for my three days in Brussels, plus a bag carrying my newly purchased pride and joy laptop computer. Back in the day, you had to ensure that your laptop battery was fully charged before going through security because the uniforms made you boot the machine up to show them that it was indeed a laptop computer and not a bomb that would take the aeroplane out of the sky  – and this was way before Islamic suicide bombers came on the scene.

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1Password Is My Online Security Buddy

1Password

1Password has been a part of my cybersecurity armoury for many years. Like Todoist, it is one service I have no qualms about paying for year after year. Password managers have always been a must-have, not least because of my memory and my wife saying I’d forget my balls if they were not in a sac. Seriously, I started off with LastPass back in the dim and distant past but that because flakey and I looked at Dashlane but it seemed too aggressive and in your face.  Having tried 1Password for a trial 14 days, out came the debit card and I was off.

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Surfshark Ousts Nord As My VPN Choice

surfshark logo

Surfshark has achieved something I would never have thought would happen – it has lured me away from NordVPN! I cannot remember how long I have been a NordVPN user and I still have an extended subscription for another couple of years, but once I tried Surfshark, there was no looking back. And it isn’t just about the pricing.

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Sync Encrypted Cloud Simple And Powerful

Sync.com

Sync is a service I discovered when for some strange reason the Personal Vault disappeared from my desktop Onedrive. Using Duckduckgo to search for secure alternatives for my sensitive, personal documents, I wanted something that would give a reasonable amount of free space for documents that did not take up much room.

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Ghostvolt Encryption, Powerful And So Easy To Use

Ghostvolt

Ghostvolt, right from the start, sets out its stall on the importance of adhering to the numerous data protection legislation around the world and the heavy issues that result from not ensuring data held is not properly protected. Despite the stern warning and the first sight that Ghostvolt is complicated, it is one of the simplest data encryption services to use. If you are familiar with Windows Explorer, you can easily use Ghostvolt.

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