You can install anti-malware programs on your computer to keep your data safe from malware, but that still does not entirely secure your date. What if your there was physical damage to your computer? All your backups would be on your hard drive an in the case it got damaged, all data would be lost. The best solution to secure your data therefore is by storing a backup online.
icloud lets you do just that. icloud is a web service that provides its users with a virtual desktop. After creating an account and signing in to it, you virtual desktop loads up.
This desktop operates within your web browser and similar to the desktop screen of regular computers. You can store files in your icloud account and use the desktop interface to browse through files and use them.
As you can see from the image above, the files are organized and shown much like you are operating a physical computer. With the interface’s built-in apps you can play videos and music, view pictures, and browse files all within the web browser.
Emailing has also been the focus of icloud. The mail options can be accessed to add your email addresses other than the one assigned to your icloud.
A number of other email providers are supported; you can add your own as well.
Currently icloud offers 3GB storage to its free users and 100GB storage to users who pay the $40 fee. The web service is neat service to try and a great way to secure your important data.