JP Vossen on 9 Mar 2014 15:05:09 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Encrypting Sensitive Personal Information In the Cloud?

On 03/09/2014 01:32 PM, Louis Kratz wrote:
Hey Pluggers,
   It's tax time, and my system of storing tax information is grossly

I'm looking for a way to store tax documents encrypted in the cloud. I
access this data once a year, but don't want to store it on site in case of
disk failure etc etc.

Does anyone do this now, and if so, what kind of services/encryption
software do you use? I'd like something with version control, if possible,
so I can add new year's data without the risk of corrupting old ones. I am
looking for something a little more user-friendly than gpging a file and
dumping it on s3.

Lots of good replies, but what I haven't seen is:		# Semi roll-your-own		#

Or you can roll your own with sparkleshare or BoxBackup (which did come up).

I have not used any of these except BoxBackup, which I like a lot. Basically, I sync critical data to BoxBackup at an offsite server I control but don't necessarily trust 100%, and sync other data on that server to me. Just watch out for the recovery key!

JP Vossen, CISSP            |:::======|
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"Microsoft Tax" = the additional hardware & yearly fees for the add-on
software required to protect Windows from its own poorly designed and
implemented self, while the overhead incidentally flattens Moore's Law.
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