Time
1 hour 44 minutes
Difficulty
Beginner
CEU/CPE
2

Video Transcription

00:02
hi and welcome to lessen 3.2 off the End User Cyber Fundamentals course.
00:09
This lesson will be focused on the benefits of public cloud storage.
00:17
In this lesson, you will learn about the benefits of public cloud storage.
00:22
We will review specific benefits it provides you.
00:29
Availability
00:31
data is available 99.9% off the time.
00:36
This means you do not have to worry about losing your data. If your hard drive fails or your computer breaks,
00:45
you can still access your data via the Internet from anywhere on any other device.
00:52
You can also easily share your data.
00:55
Having your data in the cloud allows you to easily share data photos and videos.
01:02
You also have the option to provide granular access, such as allowing someone to view, modify, download and even upload to your cloud folder.
01:14
Invite your family and friends to collaborate on photos and data
01:19
share photos, videos, documents and more perfect for sharing vacation photos or collaborating on work or school projects.
01:30
You have the freedom to access your data from anywhere, any device and any location
01:37
off Mike. If your data is saved locally at home on your computer or external hard drive.
01:45
You would not have to carry around a physical storage device or use the same computer to save and retrieve you data.
01:53
This is much more convenient and provides flexibility.
01:59
File sinking
02:00
a lot of public cloud solutions like Google one Drive and Dropbox or for file sinking.
02:07
So if you make changes to a file on your computer, it can automatically sync to the corresponding cloud fold.
02:20
Most public cloud providers offer free storage
02:23
up to a limit.
02:25
This free limit is usually sufficient for most users.
02:30
If you need more, there is a subscription option in which you pay for more storage space if you exceed the allotted free storage provided to you.
02:42
This provides easy scalability,
02:46
maintenance and security. The cloud provider is responsible for all hardware, infrastructure and security for the infrastructure and your data.
03:00
So I have to use my home computer to access my data in the cloud.
03:07
No,
03:08
you can access your data in the cloud from anywhere, using just about any device.
03:17
In today's lesson, we discussed the pros of public cloud storage.
03:23
Public cloud storage can save you time as you do not have to worry about your data
03:29
and it is available free or at a low cost.
03:34
It can also increase your productivity due to the convenient collaboration features. And you can access your data from anywhere using any device.
03:46
Thank you, and I will see you in the next lesson.

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End User Cyber Fundamentals

This End User Cyber Fundamentals course covers Internet risks such as typosquatting, website spoofing, drive-by downloads, Malvertising, and how to protect yourself using security best practices.

Instructed By

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Lisa Martino
Director, Information Security Governance, Risk & Compliance
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