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What is Encryption ?

2016-04-26

Encryption: Explained


In our previous blogs we have spoken about cyber hackers, passwords, security and encryption. But, today we will tell you what encryption is and how it works.

"Encryption is the most effective way to achieve data security. To read an encrypted file, you must have access to a secret key or password that enables you to decrypt it. Unencrypted data is called plain text; encrypted data is referred to as cipher text." - definition according to Webopedia

Hackers - Cyber Security

2016-04-24

Cyber Security (Hackers)


"In the computer security context, a hacker is someone who seeks and exploits weaknesses in a computer system or computer network. Hackers may be motivated by a multitude of reasons, such as profit, protest, challenge, enjoyment, or to evaluate those weaknesses to assist in removing them. The subculture that has evolved around hackers is often referred to as the computer underground"- Wikipedia.

Identity Theft

2016-04-22

Losing your Identity


Having your entire identity stolen is a very serious threat and many people might laugh about it and think this could not happen to them. But, it's so untrue. Normally, people fall victim to identity fraud all the time. Be very careful where and when you use your credit card or debit card.

Don't leave any trace of print outs paper stubs, dont share your passwords or any other information that can help people gain access to your account.

Password Strength

2016-04-20

Passwords: how to set a strong one.


Passwords are like the main door to a house, The last line of defense before getting breached. It is always good to have End to End encryption, like the kind we offer at get2clouds for better safety and security. But, with passwords tere are some common mistakes to avoid.

1. Too short

The longer the password the harder it is to hack, so always keep the length at a minimum of 8 to 10 characters; 10 to 12 is the sweet spot.

2. Too simple

Risks of Cloud Services, Real ?

2016-04-18

Truth or Myth of Security risks


A recent Survey indicates that 99% of firms who use a cloud service have never been breached.

As hackers and phishers are getting smarter and more competent, customers are getting more comfortable with not paying attention to cloud security. This is why it is important to have a good encryption service to help make all your transfers secure.

Even though the cloud is secure right now, we are unaware of the next attack so it's always better to be safe than sorry.

Security, Encryption Humor

2016-04-16

The Lighter Side of Encryption!!


When we hear these words "Encryption" and "Data Security". Most often we hear sighs of how dry and boring this is. Although, these are IMPORTANT, we at NOS apps decided something in life we need is to take a step back, and have a good laugh. So we compiled a list of the 5 best Encryption and Security jokes on the internet.

World's biggest threat

2016-04-12

Cyber Terrorism


What do you think is the largest threat we are facing? Terrorism? Global Warming? Poverty?

If you guessed these answers, you are Half-right. Although these are very important, the real answer is Cyber Terrorism. Cyber Terrorism is essentially hacking into someone’s computer or cloud to steal data. This happens every day and nobody knows about it until they fall victim to a cyber attack.

Data Security

2016-04-10

Data Security, Encryption


Ever had that great feeling of starting your own business and everything is going great. You got a great idea, you have found great people, everyone believes in you. Life couldn't get any better. Tragedy strikes!!!!!

The important data you were supposed to send your first big client gets compromised: its hacked. All those hours of creativity, hard work, blood, sweat and tears, gone in few seconds. This is a very common situation.

Get2clouds

2015-12-01

Introducing Get 2 Clouds!

Have complete peace of mind, knowing that get2clouds offers the most secure way of transferring, storing or sharing information. We at get2clouds work effortlessly to provide the most secure and encrypted data protection.

Watch this space for more in-depth information about get2clouds and data protection.