Last month’s ransomware virus did real damage. Ransomware plots will continue to grow, according to this graph from The Economist's May 20th 2017 edition.
Ransomware is here. The chances of our homes and businesses becoming vulnerable will grow as we increasingly computerize our lives: cars, home alarm systems, even home appliances. It's not hard to imagine malware potentially taking your phone hostage or locking you out of your home unless you pay a ransom.
Like an earthquake, we can’t prevent a cyber attack, but we can plan for and manage the effects. There is still a lot within our control. One simple option is backing up your files in the cloud.
It’s the easiest way to safeguard valuable information from ransomware, computer failures, and other disasters.
Last month I tested the three most popular services: Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive. They all sync effortless across desktop, web, and mobile phones. Regardless of which one you choose, the important thing is to just start now.
Here are lessons I learned from my adventure in the cloud.
And when you’re ready for a home office makeover, we’re here with custom solutions that will have you on cloud nine.