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BoxCryptor for Chrome plugin

Remember Boxcryptor? The program, available for various operating systems including Windows and Android can encrypt files that you synchronize with online storage solutions like Dropbox, Google Drive, Box and other cloud storage […]

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Encrypt all data on your Android phone

One of the first things that I decided to do of after getting my new Samsung Galaxy Note 2 smartphone was to protect the data stored on the phone's memory space from […]

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Encrypt and erase to delete data reliable on SSDs

The security of data on Solid State Drives (SSDs) is not only important for government agencies and enterprises, but also for end users. Even if you do not plan on selling or […]

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Encrypt Files and Folders in Windows 8 with EFS

For those using Windows 8 there is built-in file encryption, called Bit-Locker, available, but only if you are using the Pro or Enterprise version of the operating system.  However, every version of […]

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How to encrypt partitions with DiskCryptor

I have been using TrueCrypt ever since I discovered the encryption software years ago to protect data from being accessed by third parties. It is a great open source software that has […]

The Importance of Using Mobile Encryption

This might come as a surprise to you, or perhaps even alarm you, but on the city of London’s public transport system alone, around 200 laptops are handed into lost-property offices every […]

Will Bitlocker's Security Flaw Remain in Windows 8?

I write a lot about security, and about Microsoft's Bitlocker drive encryption technology.  Frankly I really like Bitlocker because it is easy to deploy and because its tied to a TPM (Trusted […]

CloudFogger, Secure File Storage In The Cloud

Services like Dropbox, Microsoft OneDrive or Spideroak make life more comfortable for users who work on different devices regularly. They are file sync and online storage solutions that act as backup storage, […]

Using Bitlocker in Windows (Best Practice Guide)

If you use a laptop for work, or it you carry important or sensitive data with you then it should be encrypted.  Put simply the repercussions of not using encryption are far […]


DataLocker, File Encryption For Windows, Mac, iOS

With cloud hosting taking over much of what we are hosting locally right now in the next ten years or so, it becomes important to protect your remotely saved data from unauthorized […]

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Disk Encryption Software TrueCrypt 7.1a Released

I have been using the open source encryption software TrueCrypt for a long time to keep my data secure on connected hard drives. The program has evolved over the years, and can […]

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Protect Files From Unauthorized Access With Encoding Decoding

Full disc encryption or encrypted container files are useful to prevent unauthorized access to a larger number of files. This may feel like overkill though if you only want to make sure […]

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How to Create a Hidden Encrypted Volume With True Crypt

A judge recently ordered a US citizen to decrypt storage space on a computer so that police forces could analyze protected files on the system. In this particular case, the defendant was […]

Are Biometrics the most Important Portable Feature?

As we carry more devices around with us, smartphones, tablets, netbooks, ultraportables, than ever before and now I'm wrondering if biometrics are fast becoming the must-have addition for mobile computing in the […]

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Why You Should Encrypt Your Wi-Fi

If you go out to the computer store and buy yourself a new router and take it home, you’ll probably find that it will work straight out of the box. Most these […]

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Types of Wi-Fi Encryption You Can Use

There are many types of Wi-Fi encryption you can use on modern Internet routers. So which one should you use? Many people don’t even use encryption, and those that do just pick […]

Bitlocker, a Guide for the Uninitiated

BitLocker, first introduced with Windows Vista, is a full drive encryption technology that works with hardware in compatible computers known as a Trusted Platform Module (TPM chip).  It offers enterprise-level data encryption […]


MultiObfuscator, Advanced Cryptography Software

Sometimes you may want to protect some files or maybe even just one document from third party access. While you could use an encryption software like TrueCrypt to create a container to […]