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Linzi Oliver

SpiderOak Launches 5.0 Beta

Today we are proud to release the SpiderOak 5.0 Beta. It comes as the result of a lot of hard work and planning and we are excited to get it into the hands of our users. The most significant addition is SpiderOak Hive which makes syncing data between your various devices simple and easy. You […]

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Why Privacy Matters

Why does privacy matter? To begin breaking down the subject of privacy, we created an explainer, recently published in IT Briefcase, to answer the following questions: What is the difference between privacy and security? Should you care about privacy if you have nothing to hide? What does privacy mean in the digital age? Want to […]

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NEW FEATURE: What would you call it?

Saying this is an exciting time at SpiderOak is an understatement. There are so many wonderful things happening. One of which is a major release, Version 5.0, coming in the next few weeks. This release will include many fixes as well as a couple additional features. Stay tuned for posts about these fixes and features. […]

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Dump the Marketing Don’t

On Monday morning this week, we started receiving emails from our PR team at South By South West (SXSW) with the following photo. Curious if we knew anything about it, we could only respond to them with raised eyebrows and a shrug of ‘No idea!’ As we wondered who was behind this campaign, there was […]

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A Great Evening Focused on Privacy

We’re just starting to see the dust settle after hosting the first annual Penetralia Event and wanted to thank all the attendees for their attendance as well as the folks over at Silent Circle for co-hosting and making the evening so special. It is our hope that you had as much fun as we did […]

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Announcing Penetralia: Launch of First-Ever Open Source ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Application Framework

The RSA Conference in San Francisco takes place next week and we will be sponsoring the first annual Penetralia Event with our friends over at Silent Circle, the global encrypted communications service provider. What is Penetralia? The definition reads: 1. The innermost part of a building, especially the sanctuary of a temple. 2. The most […]

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Santa’s Naughty or Nice Tech Companies 2012

On this day of December 25th, we hope those of you who received the magic of Santa are busy admiring and playing with your new gifts. Congrats for being such a good boy or girl. If you awoke to coal in your stockings, well, better luck next year! You probably didn’t need to accumulate more […]

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Naughty or Nice Tech Companies

Working at SpiderOak does come with its privileges and secrets. You can imagine our surprise when Santa and his elves shared with us this year’s Naughty or Nice list. Being one of the most secretive and elusive men of all time, it’s no wonder Santa shares our love and passion for privacy. On December 25th, […]

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Looking For A Few Good Ambassadors…

This might not exactly qualify for a top secret mission though you can bet privacy is at the core of this operation. SpiderOak is launching a ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Privacy Ambassador program & We Want You! The ‘Zero-Knowledge’ Privacy Ambassador (or ZKPA) will help inform and educate people on the importance of preserving privacy in everyday online […]

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SpiderOak Speaks At CloudCon

In the middle of downtown San Francisco yesterday, four experts in the area of cloud storage and backup platforms, including our CEO, Ethan Oberman, gathered at the CloudCon Expo & Conference. The panel discussed open source storage solutions, data replication to the cloud and re-inventing cloud storage to provide accessibility, reliability and performance.  Ethan was asked to […]

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