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This month top NCAA men’s and women’s teams go head to head to earn a chance to become the nation’s best college basketball team. At work and home, you may have received invitations to join a league, or maybe you organized one yourself (pro tip – the bigger the team, the more you can win).

What many people don’t realize is that March Madness can be a risky time to organize friends and colleagues online, as cybercriminals take advantage of popular online searches and discussions to lure targets with event-themed subject lines, poisoned search terms, fake websites and other tactics.

On the journey to victory, it’s important to have a file sharing solution that’s both secure and convenient.  Here are just a few reasons to consider managing your bracket through a solution such as Norton Zone (hint – you get 5GB free storage for signing up)!

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The IT crowd and the digitally savvy among us love to throw around the words “personal cloud ” and “data” (guilty!). But slinging buzz words back and forth does very little by the way of explaining what the personal cloud actually is and how public cloud services differ from personal storage clouds.  But never fear, Norton Zone is here!  Read on for our simple, to the point, (mostly) IT jargon free, explanation of how the Norton Zone personal cloud differs from everyday public cloud services.

First, let’s define the personal cloud:

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We all like using state of the art tech and software- but we also tend to exaggerate how much we actually know about the way it works, why it came to be, and all those super cool features.  At Norton Zone, we’re always looking for ways to make your computing experience safer and easier- whether it’s working from home in your PJs or making sure your team is able to collaborate on that presentation. Learn the ins and outs of our software, Norton Zone below and see why we’re still at the top of our game!

Be sure to share our deck with your boss so he or she can start using Norton Zone to keep those proprietary files safe!

In 2014, most of what happens in the digital space can be found somewhere under the umbrella of “sharing.” Whether it’s a photo album chronicling your trip to Machu Picchu, or that collaborative presentation you’ve been dreading all week- sharing information is what we do.

Here at Norton, our top priority is to make sharing safe and easy- so you can have fun with it! Check out our video below on the way sharing should be:

Norton Zone: the Beginning of Safe and Easy Sharing

May 14, 2013

Last November, we announced the beta version of Norton Zone, a new cloud file sharing service that allows users to safely and easily share the content that matters most. Today, I’m very pleased to announce Norton Zone is out of beta – stronger, faster and easier to use than ever. Also beginning today, users in [...]

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Norton Freak Occurrence Videos

May 9, 2013

We’ve all been there. You’re working on your laptop. You’re trying to meet a deadline, and all of a sudden, the worst happens. The worst, and the only words you can find to describe it are “freak occurrence”. That moment when the digital fates decided that your laptop was going to stop working and all [...]

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Beware the Daily Special

January 18, 2013

When it comes to your devices, impending danger can take many forms. So far we’ve seen potential catastrophe in the form of inquisitive toddlers who think all fish deserve to be together and multitasking moms who mistakenly bake their laptops at 350°F. This time, it’s a newbie waitress. Beware the daily special. Protect the stuff [...]

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The Many Dangers That Threaten Your New Device

January 3, 2013

Tis the season for new electronics. One study found that over half of Black Friday purchases were of new gadgets. What’d you find under the tree? New Android tablet? Supercool new Macbook Pro? Xbox? All are fairly expensive toys, and one of the defining things of electronic gizmos remains their vulnerability to most things in [...]

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Can saving to the cloud actually save you money?

December 20, 2012

Data backup is no joke–when I took my MacBook into the Apple Store this past weekend to drop it off for repairs, the first thing they asked was whether or not I’d backed up my data first. My answer? Of course, three times over! As someone who depends on not just their computer but more [...]

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File-Sharing Is Riskier Than You Know

November 29, 2012

The sheer ease of file-sharing in 2012 is astounding but what might be even more shocking is the number of people who choose to download files like music and movies illegally. Despite steps taken to stymie file-sharing (exorbitant fines, the high-profile demise of upload site Megaupload, slicker detection algorithms to hunt out wrongly shared files, [...]

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