July 22, 2015
Using client-side encryption and keeping the encryption key to yourself is the only way to guarantee that your data remains private regardless of any external circumstances. Client-side encryption has a precise definition but companies distort it and then claim that they use it in order to confuse users.
July 17, 2015
Business services use behaviour data obtained from other sites to profile internet users. The consumer web sites have direct access to user generated data which they often use to further their own goals.
July 15, 2015
In a normal web site visit, without any extra precautions, you should expect the information regarding the visit to fall into the clutches of Big Data. The data is collected by the site, aggregated by third party services, correlated with historical data and profiled. The profiled data is then ready for use by the various actors with the necessary access which include businesses, authorities and criminals.
July 13, 2015
Many people are careful about the personal information they provide on the web and then expect that websites’ ability to track and identify them should be limited. This is a reasonable expectation to have. It is currently not true.
July 09, 2015
When the issues of data privacy and mass surveillance pops up, the argument “I have nothing to hide” is uttered all too often. It is a statement which is difficult to counter convincingly with a generalized argument. The lack of a short, convincing response causes many to assume the issue unimportant and without consequence. It also makes it a lot easier for proponents of mass privacy intrusion to legitimize the surveillance systems.
Strongroom Secure Photo Backup is an online backup service for your photographs featuring client-side encryption. Your privacy is the most important consideration in every design decision. Every file is encrypted on your machine using your personal encryption key before going onto the Internet. Even the file names are replaced with meaningless text.
Strongroom Secure Photo Backup is built on Selective Share host-proof technology.