Secure cloud storage is mostly a lie until cryptographic splitting becomes the default standard. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptogra…

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The major cloud storage platforms will push back against this necessary step forward. Cryptographic Splitting inherently reduces each cloud provider's revenue stream by pitting them with-and-against their competitors. And the end user comes out on top.
The basics of it:
-DataX is encrypted on the user end.
-Every other byte splits off (goes into either FileA or FileB. Like: A-B-A-B-A-B-A-...).
-Both resulting files are then, again, encrypted.
-FileA is stored within Amazon's Cloud.
-FileB is stored within Microsoft's Cloud.
As Microsoft and Amazon are bitter competitors, neither one is likely to partner up with the other, provide the encrypted "half" they are holding for a file (if they can even identify which piece goes to which file) to the competition.
Why would they? The competitor then has the advantage. What if the missing half is not provided to you after you send the half you had? Then the competitor has dirt on you (as you sent them data you were really not suppose to send). There's no easy win scenario for a bad actor.
And that is assuming the underlying encryption is even breakable to begin with.

So- Start integrating the idea of Cryptographic Splitting into things you develop if you give a damn about security, integrity, privacy, or being competitive in the future.

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