Reexamining my Password Management System

For the last year and a half I’ve been using both 1Password and KeePassX to manage my passwords. I’ve been storing most usernames and passwords using 1Password, since I can easily access it on my iPhone and I have the Chrome extension installed at home, making signing in that much easier. I use 1Password with Dropbox by purchasing the license rather than pay a regular fee to 1Password (I took some brief notes when I set it up in 2015). [Read More]

Getting Started with Syncthing

I was looking for an open-source, free, and secure way of frequently moving files between computers. Privacytools.io pointed me to Syncthing. I subsequently found a few blog posts recommending it. It doesn’t store any data in the cloud– it merely keeps a list of folders in sync across any number of computers. Syncthing replaces proprietary sync and cloud services with something open, trustworthy and decentralized. Your data is your data alone and you deserve to choose where it is stored, if it is shared with some third party and how it’s transmitted over the Internet. [Read More]