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Erin Risner

Thanks for your entries, contest winners to be announced Monday

Due to the overwhelming response to our Halloween Photo Caption Contest this week, it is going to take us a few days longer to vote on our three winners. We had originally planned on announcing them yesterday, but will now do so on Monday. A huge thanks to all who participated! We thoroughly enjoyed all […]

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Halloween Photo Caption Contest: Win a New iPad mini

For those who value privacy and use SpiderOak, one of the scariest things they can think of is their personal information, files or data floating around online*, vulnerable to eyes other than their own. Yikes. No thanks. So to rid ourselves of the heeby-jeebies, let’s have some fun over the next three days: WHAT (was […]

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+1 For Privacy

It is National Cyber Security Awareness Month. And while security is crucial, it leaves out something critically important. Privacy. We believe you shouldn’t have to choose. Companies who can’t offer privacy are forced to sell security alone. For us, it is the combination that leads to the only true freedom online. Our ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Privacy Standard […]

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[NEW VIDEO] You + Your Data

You and your data are quite the pair. You spend a lot of time together. And your growing relationship is something you share with others, whether business proposals, in gaming, family photos, your favorite music or movies. But who makes sure your precious data is safe, private and accessible when you’re not looking? Enter SpiderOak: […]

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A note to our Tech-Savvy, Forward-Thinking SpiderOak Users. Yes – We’re Talking to You!

An Open Letter to Our Tech-Savvy Forward-Thinking Users: We wanted to send our utmost admiration and gratitude. Great activity continues as we and our industry grow and push forward. Much of what we have developed and the choices we have made since our 2007 inception has been because of you – our wonderful user base. […]

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The Marriage & Separation of PRIVACY and SECURITY

We’re finding that lot of people aren’t aware of the difference between privacy and security. And for good reason. It can be confusing. They are, after all, so closely linked and equal in importance – you have to have them both. Think of it like this: You hope and expect that your bank is SECURE. […]

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Let’s Be in Perfect Sync

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re talking to you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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Your reaction? The mining of your personal data

Last Monday, CEO Ethan Oberman spoke with Bloomberg West’s Jon Erlichman about companies like Facebook and Google “Mining Our Personal Data For Profit.” (If you missed it, check it out here.) We want to hear from you. Have you ever seen ads targeted at you based on a search you’ve performed on Google? Helpful or […]

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Zero-Knowledge 101: What It Is & What It Means to You

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re talking to you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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Our History – Dedication to True Backup & Privacy

Welcome to SpiderOak University. If you’re a student, new user, or a lover of continuous learning, this month we’re talking to you. We’ll be posting a couple video shorts each week where SpiderOak CEO Ethan Oberman uses a whiteboard to explain some of our basic product functionalities. School yourself and keep an eye out for […]

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