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Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Encryption for the masses

Personally, I've never seen any of my clients use encryption to secure their confidential data. Let's face it, with the technology that is currently available, file and disk encryption functionalities integrated into most operating systems are too obscure and complicated for most people to use. Encryption needs to be simple if we want Mr. And Mrs. Everybody to use it. This SecurityFocus.com article looks at Apple's FileVault and takes a sneak peak at what's coming in Windows Vista. It also explains why these new encryption systems will make everything simpler for everybody.

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  • I use ClipSecure sometimes to send across files which nobody else should get like some high-res photos which if stolen could be fatal.ClipSecure is free,small and allows you to encrypt text and small files,I think it was 10mb...google it and try it out.

    By Blogger Azhar, at 2:44 AM  

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