Cloud Encryption using Cryptomator

In a previous article, I mentioned storing important backups in the cloud. I’m generally cautious when it comes to storing private information on other people’s infrastructure. Although cloud providers can have pretty good standards in terms of security and privacy, I need a way to encrypt my data to feel secure that no one, other than myself, can view my documents. That’s where Cryptomator comes into play. It can create a secure vault within your cloud folder that’s fully encrypted.

The 3-2-1 Backup Strategy

Having a solid backup plan is as easy as 3-2-1. The best practice for having your important data be as safe as possible is to follow the 3-2-1 backup rule. The rule is as followed: 3 Copies of your data You should have 3 copies of your data, the original copy being one of them. 2 Types of media Your backups should be on two different types of media. For example: CD + Hard Drive or Tape + Cloud (eg.