Protecting data on your computer is key. I’ll look at three common encryption methods.
You want more than a password, you want encryption. Encrypting an external drive can be done with the right software.
VeraCrypt makes is easy to encrypt whole drives, making it safer to travel with your data. Here’s how to safely encrypt and then access your data.
Should you want to use BitLocker on a machine or virtual machine that doesn’t support TPM, there’s a single hoop to jump through.
For many, it’s important to be able to encrypt a disk entirely. Particularly if a portable machine contains sensitive data, whole-disk encryption is key.
It’s not uncommon to want to encrypt a folder and all it contains. There are several techniques to encrypt a folder, each with pros and cons.
Since most encryption tools are designed to encrypt collections of files, the best approach to encrypt a file isn’t always obvious. I’ll look at a couple of alternatives.