theLocBox, a new utility created for Dropbox users, has been built to provide an additional layer of military grade encryption to files stored in the cloud technology.
Online PR News – 26-August-2011 – – Penticton, British Columbia, August 26, 2011 - Doug Oucharek and Stephen Joyce have teamed up to provide users of the Dropbox cloud storage facility with a critical layer of user-enabled protection for sensitive files and documents. Under a barrage of scrutiny due to recent hacks and comprised security, Dropbox has been referred to as, “a haven for data thieves”. theLocBox is designed to protect Dropbox users against data thieves by putting security in the hands of the user. Each user creates a ‘key’ that they hold, ‘locking’ the data before it’s placed into the Dropbox facility. Even if the security at Dropbox is compromised, hackers will be unable to access files protected by theLocBox.
Says Oucharek, “There’s no question that Dropbox provides an essential function, but users need to have confidence in their cloud storage. theLocBox can provide them with the extra level of comfort that their data is protected.”
Adds Joyce, “There is no such thing as a traditional workplace anymore. Brick and mortar still has its place but more and more companies are turning to the virtual workspace and online collaboration. It’s critical that companies can rely on the security of their virtual office. There is a definite place for theLocBox technology in today’s workplace.”
Doug Oucharek, co-creator of theLocBox, Founder of Cadent Computing Inc., is a 23-year software development veteran, specializing in network and security software development. A pioneer in his industry, he has worked with a wide range of companies, including several in the Fortune 500, and a number in the Fortune 50 list.
Stephen Joyce, co-creator of theLocBox, an expert on collaborative intelligence, Stephen is the author of the Amazon bestseller, ‘Teaching an Anthill to Fetch – Developing Collaborative Intelligence @ Work’. His work has been featured on businessweek.com and he has consulted in organizational effectiveness for over twenty years.