How and Why You Should Encrypt Your USB Data by Richard LeCount

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If you deposit sensitive data on your USB stick, then you must consider encryption to secure your information in the event of a security breach or physical loss. There are a couple of different ways to encrypt your device, depending on what operating system your host device is using, be it Windows or a macOS – in this blog we’ll cover the different ways to encrypt your USB on both devices.  It’s important to note though, that USBs, along with just about any device, are not 100% impenetrable even after encryption.  That said, hacking and exposing a devices’ weaknesses is not a simple task that can be performed by just anyone. It requires technical skills and knowledge to penetrate the information of an encrypted device. What is Encryption? When you encrypt your files, you’re essentially making them unreadable, unless someone can unscramble them. Which is usually only the case when....

November 12, 2019
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