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Encryption Software

By ptim
Mar 9, 2009
  1. Is there good encryption software for external or portable hard drives.
     
  2. xehqter

    xehqter TS Rookie

  3. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 6,000   +15

    if you have vista ultimate- it's built in. If you have XP or other flavors of vista, there are dozens of encryption programs. Go to a good open source site like sourceforge.net
     
  4. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 9,351   +622

    remember that if the external device goes travelling (eg a thumbdrive), then any
    system to which you attach it will need the same software OR
    a compatible decryption capability.

    OpenPGP is also available for various platforms, eg Linux, Mac, PCs
     
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