Normal password protection simply isn’t enough when you want to prevent unauthorized access to your data. TrueCrypt takes it a step further with encryption.
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In spite of the many layers of security built into Microsoft Windows, there lies a massive vulnerability in nearly every computer in a home or office: the data on your hard drive is unencrypted. This means that even an unsophisticated hacker could access your data without knowing your Windows login credentials. Fortunately, there’s an easy and free fix for this security hole: system disk encryption. Read on to learn how to encrypt your entire system disk using TrueCrypt.
Easily encrypt files and folders with Microsoft EFS (Encrypted Files System) using Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7 and XP.
Here at groovyPost we like keeping our data safe. From basic methods of protection, like a password, key, or a hidden directory, to heavy encryption methods and professional solutions to keep our data away from the wrong hands. Today we’ll review an incredibly easy to use encryption software, called BoxCryptor. Note from groovinJackman: This groovyReview […]
We have a popular post here at groovyPost that compares Dropbox and SugarSync. The lengthy review has given rise to quite a bit of discussion in the comments, including a bit of controversy over security. Dropbox and SugarSync, which both utilize Amazon’s S3 web storage, claim that your data is safe from hackers due to […]
When sending someone a private or confidential email and want to make sure they don’t accidentally (or intentionally) forward it, Outlook 2010 has a feature for that. Using Permissions Settings you can adjust emails to make them more difficult to copy, print, share, or forward. RMS (Rights Management Services) even disables the built-in Windows screen […]
Password Protect Excel 2010, Word 2010 and Powerpoint using built-in Microsoft Office 2010 Encryption Features. Just follow this how to guide with screenshots.
Today after upgrading to the latest release of 7-Zip on my Windows 7 machine, I decided 7-Zip deserved an honorable mention since I’ve not spoken about the product here on groovyPost (I know… long overdue!) Similar to RocketDock (which works with Windows 7 YAHOO!!), 7-Zip is one of those applications I install immediately after building a […]
GFI recently advertised FreeWare products on the cover of the July Issues of TechNet Magazine kicking off it’s We Care imitative. I’ve always been a fan of GFI and even more so now after reviewing the advertised link! GFI really is giving away 3 great products (only 2 are available at the time of this […]
Recently I wrote an article explaining how to Password Protect Office 2007 Documents. Because the process is so much different, I felt it necessary to write a separate groovy How-To Article for Password Protecting (and encrypting) Word 2003, Excel 2003, and PowerPoint 2003 documents (yes it’s also possible to add Passwords to Access – however, […]
If you need to protect a sensitive document, Microsoft Office 2007 makes it easy. By following the simple step by step process below you can easily Password Microsoft Word 2007, Excel 2007 and PowerPoint 2007 documents (and even Access 2007, however, that’s a separate article). Using passwords can prevent other people from opening or modifying […]
A few days ago I needed to create a script which would encrypt folders for my end users at work. I wrote the code below then threw it into a login script which would then run as my users logged onto their systems. The purpose of the encryption is to protect sensitive company data stored on desktops […]