Amazon S3 and Amazon Glacier are industrial-strength file storage services that are available at very low prices. However, they do not work by themselves. The user needs to obtain additional software... More > from a third-part provider to “marry” a home computer to Amazon's file storage services. Luckily, hundreds of such products are available with prices ranging from free to a modest fee.
Whatever product(s) you choose, you need to safely and securely back up your valuable data often.< Less
Genealogists using any of Apple's handheld computers or cell phones have a number of genealogy programs to choose from. I have written reviews in the past of FamViewer, MobileTree, Shrubs, GedView,... More > and other programs. These allow a genealogist to carry his or her entire database in a shirt pocket or purse at all times.
Most of these programs have two different methods of copying data from a desktop computer to the handheld. I would term these as (1.) the easy way and (2.) the hard way. I am a firm believer in using the easy way of accomplishing most any task.< Less
Subtitle: Everything you wanted to know about encryption but didn't know who to ask
This article tells how to encrypt information stored on your computer, stored on a jump drive in your pocket, or... More > being sent across a network connection.
Encryption is the one thing that allows computer users, financial services, and even governments to securely move information around the Internet and to store that information safely, away from prying eyes.< Less