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.