ownCloud is a free Web-based app that provides Dropbox-style file hosting. With the release of version 9 on the horizon, it’s a good time to take a look at the improved security features.
Storing your data in the cloud is highly convenient, but it does increase the risk of data theft or tampering. Security is an essential feature of any cloud-based storage platform. And, security is a never-ending arms race between developers and crackers.