There was a time when the free one triumphed on the internet. Being strict, it still is. But there are those who wonder to what extent it is worth using free services in exchange for our data being accustomed advertising campaigns or to sell us something. Cloud storage is an industry that offers free and paid space to store files. And it is increasingly common that, among its functions, stand out the encryption of your files to keep them safe.
I mean, it’s not enough anymore have space to save your files, share them, and have them all connected to your devices. Now we also need the files we upload to the cloud to be secure. So, in addition to encrypting connections between your devices and cloud storage service servers, it’s increasingly common to find services that encrypt files so that they are inaccessible to third parties or even to those who keep them online.
Thanks to file encryption, cloud storage removes this old mistrust that, if your documents are on an external server, are visible to others. Now it is no longer so. The content you upload to the cloud take care of yourself both during shipping and after storage, wherever.
We come to the creators of NordVPN, a popular VPN service NordLocker, your cloud storage that is committed to end-to-end encryption. Its free version gives us 3 GB of space, which you can expand to 500 GB for $ 3.99.
With its own applications for Windows and macOS, which integrate with Finder and Windows Explorer, this service makes it easy to encrypt files, share them through public links, automatic backup, etc. As a peculiarity, its encryption applies to your files since they are on your device. From there, you can upload the content you want to their servers.
For the rest, as the encryption algorithms it uses AES256, Argon2 and ECC. And with the local encryption feature, you will keep your files secure even before hanging them in the cloud.
Secure cloud storage. Based in Canada, Sync It gives us 5 GB with your free account, space that can be increased by subscribing. Regardless of the option you choose, the files will be stored using end-to-end encryption so that they remain safe and private.
The cheapest payment account, $ 8 a month with annual payment, increases your online space by up to 2 TB. Not bad for backing up and saving countless photos, videos and all kinds of documents. In this way, there are no limits to sharing and move files from your devices to the cloud.
As security measures, in addition to end-to-end encryption, it protects us from third-party monitoring and complies with security and privacy regulations. HIPAA, GDPR and PIPEDA. To this must be added the file two-factor authentication, restricted downloads on demand, password protection and built-in password file recovery with a minimum of 180 days in its cheapest version.
Save files in complete privacy. This is how it is presented Internxt, a service provider related to cloud storage. It’s called what we understand as an alternative to Dropbox or Google Drive Internxt Drive. For free, it provides us with 10 GB to upload files.
As explained on their website, the files are encrypted during the process they increase and are distributed in small packages. You only need the digital key to pick up these pieces and re-access the original file.
Internxt It is available for any device with an application or through the web. PC, Mac, iOS, Android … And as an incentive, it is a project based in Valencia, Spain.
It comes to us from Switzerland Treasure, a cloud storage service that is committed to security as an indicator. Available for companies and individuals, the cheapest plan is priced at € 10 per month (€ 8.33 if you pay annually). In return, you’ll get 500GB of cloud storage the content remains encrypted.
Another interesting detail is that you can upload to the cloud files up to 5 GB, according to the cheapest plan. This limit goes up to 20 GB with the most ambitious professional plan. Otherwise, the service has the same benefits as Dropbox or Google Drive. That is: access from any device, ease of use, file sharing with a public link …
Treasure It has web access and mobile applications. Plus, you can integrate it into Outlook or Gmail to avoid storage problems with your emails. And to give you peace of mind, it meets security and data protection standards ISO, CCPA and HIPPA, among others.