These days, people make sure that any file they are to post online is secured and encrypted to ensure their privacy on the data that is stored there in their cloud storage by encrypting the data before uploading it with the local machine tool to make it unusable to any person that illegally access it. So, today we are giving a tutorial on how to easily solve this problem and encrypt your files before uploading to the cloud.
How to Encrypt the Files before Uploading to the Cloud
The method is very plain and simple, and you will be using the simple online service/tool that will help you to store encrypted files on your cloud storage. Follow the below steps carefully to get the knowledge.
The very first thing that you will need for the whole step to work is that you will have to install a great application named ‘Cryptomator‘. This piece of software is available for most every major OS like Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS, etc. Just install the proper sort of app on your device that is meant for that very particular operating system.
Now after you have installed the application on your device, just launch it up and then you shall see up nothing except an Application window panel with an image inside and some of the options. From the options that are placed in the bottom leftmost position inside the window panel, you will have to select “Create new vault“.
After the above step, you will now reach a different window which will ask you for creating the new directory inside your cloud storage which you will be able to access after login. Just name your list and then provide a password for that directory which will be asked afterward and you are done.
At last, you had now created a password protected folder or directory that is called vault inside your cloud storage. And you can now unlock that list by filling the password that you have decided in the previous steps and then use it to upload your content and store it there. That’s all! You can access the content in that directory anytime by filling up the password as it is encrypted the folder.
With these plain and easy steps above, you can encrypt your data/file before uploading them to your cloud and stop being afraid of a hacker. You had learned in this article that how you can easily create an encrypted directory inside your cloud storage by using up the fantastic app named Cryptomator that is available for almost every major OS and hence can be utilised on many different devices. Just use this app and make your files much more safe on your Cloud storage.