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Taking One More Step Towards Managing the Threats from Cloud Storage

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With the rise of cloud storage services, people even appear to coin a new phrase to present their panics about the threats from cloud storage as same as the habit of snubbing someone in favor of mobile phone described as “phubbing.” In such a technological world, people tend to overtly concerned with current latest technology, and the Internet and the cloud storage are becoming necessities of the public life. Cloud storage services attract many people because they help people overcome the difficulty of transmitting and receiving information over long distances. However, at the same time, people fail to grasp the risk they entail. As a result, the leakage of personalized privacy becomes an uncontrollable issue. Although the effects of globalization and government’s laws are factors not being neglected to make up for the deficiency. consequently, increasing personal sense of crisis is the key to dispelling fear of cloud storage. Generating an appropriate attitude to cloud storage, people can avoid unnecessary privacy loss and enjoy the benefits of such a virtual cloud space at the same time.
It is necessary to think about the definitions of private and security at the start to awaken public concern about privacy. As Márquez said, “all human beings have three lives: public, private, and secret.” With the emergence of social network, there is a fresh relationship between public, private and secret. In the past, privacy was about secrets, but now, Schneier claims “privacy becomes a social good, something necessary for democracy, liberty and human dignity." With such public cognition of privacy, people express themselves online without any confinement. Such cognition of privacy also result in a more open-minded attitude of us...

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