Using Google Drive instead of Email Attachments

There are many reasons you may want to use your Google Drive to send a file to a client or colleague.  It is a secure way to send very large files easily.  In this post, I will outline how to set up Google Drive on your computer to sync your files to the cloud and how to share those files.
Traditional email is like sending a postcard.  Every stop along the way (called “hops” on the Internet) can read everything on that postcard / email.  This includes the email attachments.  There are a few ways around this.  You could ZIP encrypt your email attachment, but then a passphrase key must be exchanged separately.  You could use PGP encryption for email, but that requires additional setup and configuration on both the sender and receiver’s end. Continue reading “Using Google Drive instead of Email Attachments”