Introduction to the Cloud

the cloud

Working in the IT industry, I frequently find that many of my friends and family approach me when it comes to anything “computer” related and they have very little knowledge about IT in general.

I find that one of the most mysterious topics for them is the Cloud. They often hear terms similar to, “it is in the cloud“, or they own devices like an iPhones and find themselves receiving messages that their “cloud storage is almost full“. In reality they don’t really know what that means or what they should do.

This post is to help those that don’t understand the Cloud, making certain terminology understandable and hopefully take away the mystery of the Cloud.

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Why I don’t think Googles Data Loss Prevention API is ready for use with images

DLP

Data protection is critical within any business and data has a lot of value. Loss of data can be detrimental to both the business holding the data and the individual who’s data has been compromised resulting in drastic consequences. Loss of data is a breach of both privacy and security and with data storage being so cheap, it has expanded massively in volume. While data breaches of sensitive data have been occurring for a long time, they have been becoming more frequent.

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