Dropbox is a free online file hosting service that allows you to backup or store your file and data safely online so you can access it from anywhere. It allows you to store, share and backup your important files in other than your local drive. Dropbox currently provides 2 GB of space for free users.
Here’s a short review. Dropbox is really a good service that will help keep your important files safe from accidental deletion, environmental affects, easy sharing or just for a backup. But with the fact that the staffs are allowed to access your files you might need to secure your files with some encryption or passwords to prevent anyone taking a peek inside your dropbox. And Truecrypt is just the tool for the job.
Dropbox also allows api access so that web application can use your dropbox account for scheduled backups or access files from dropbox. You can view Dropbox API documentation.
And Dropbox is available for following platforms:-
Desktop Operating Systems
How to use Dropbox easily and tips for security post will be follow.