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Ameet Virdee added an answer to this question
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For a private cloud option, which does more than just file-sharing, Nextcloud is amazing. The biggest obstacle may be the technical part of setting up and maintaining a server, but there are loads of hosted + pre-installed options out there. If you want to try it out, you can go to https://try.nextcloud.com/ ...  Continue Reading
Jerry Evans added an answer to this question
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Jerry Evans

Jerry Evans

Also, you can try something from KeepSolid. I use their app https://vpnlite.net/vpn-software. It is free and easily will help you to change your location (there are 70+ locations). 

John Lewis added an answer to this question
John Lewis

John Lewis

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Usually more than one anti malware program is better than a single program.

I use Panda Security and Malwarebytes running all the time - dangerous websites are blocked automatically, no malware gets through, and if anything dodgy is opened, it is automatically quarantined.

Dean Salakas added an answer to this question
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We are not a web developer but our website www.ThePartyPeople.com.au was hacked last year and malicious code added. It crippled our website as it was taken down but lucky we got a new type of insurance called cyber insurance to protect from such an event. We were actually attacked 5 times costing us ...  Continue Reading
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Jef Lippiatt

Jef Lippiatt, Owner at Startup Chucktown

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Matthew,
Great question. I don't have all the information, but I can tell you that there are different levels of protection. The main thing is that "HTTP" is the protocol, "HTTPS" directs the URL toward the Secure Socket Layer (SSL).
There are several types of SSL, a self-signed certificate (which can ...  Continue Reading
Peter Jones added an answer to this question
Peter Jones

Peter Jones, Founder at LinkSmart

Hi,
I agree with the above comment.
I used to work in systems support for Telstra and Australia Post. We missed the most important point of backups. It's not the backup that's the issues (thats simple, see above) the real issue is restoring tha data. We found:
1. We did not backup all or correct ...  Continue Reading