A close up shot of the MacBook Pro 'Delete' Key. Photo Credit: Mixy Lorenzo (Flickr) https://www.flickr.com/photos/ladymixy-uk/4059154289

When anything is created as a digital file, it can so easily (perhaps too easily) be shared, copied, duplicated or archived. Throw in the negative intent of hackers, eavesdroppers or government operatives and our data is never likely to be as secure as we would like it to be. Cloud-based services offer us convenience, but at cost to the security of our data.