However, it’s not all bad out there. There are ways to easily use online storage and backup without having to worry about hackers or server crashes destroying or blocking access to all your data. The best way to do this is to create a suitable balance between utility and security. This can be done by combining several types of services and software so that each can serve a vital function in the process.
For example, with Dropbox, the user agreement doesn’t change much between free and paid accounts, however, there is a 2 GB storage limit on free accounts. This can be filled up quit quickly depending on what type of files you are saving. Also, it should be noted that free accounts are automatically deleted after 90 days of inactivity.