How do I easily protect data on a usb stick

  Halmer 08:38 02 Nov 2008
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I've had a quick look on Google but all of the free programs seems fairly complicated to install and use.

Does anyone use a program that is simple to install and use?

  rawprawn 09:08 02 Nov 2008
  Halmer 09:14 02 Nov 2008

Do I install it on to my hard drive or the usb stick?

  rawprawn 09:19 02 Nov 2008

I have it on my HDD and I have found it very good.

  Halmer 09:23 02 Nov 2008

Just spotted the quick guide sorry.

  rawprawn 11:07 02 Nov 2008

I don't know if you realise but when the files are Encrypted you can right click and select "Rename" and it will give them random number and letter names.

  Forum Editor 11:17 02 Nov 2008

is never to let the stick out of your sight, or to lock it away somewhere safe.

  PC Advisor Fan 11:39 02 Nov 2008
  Kevscar1 12:49 02 Nov 2008

How do I easily protect data on a usb stick

Don't give it to a Government employee or anyone contracted to work/courier for them.

  Halmer 15:32 02 Nov 2008

Just got this stick with 300,000 individuals' bank details on it so thought I'd better be careful ;-)

  rawprawn 15:48 02 Nov 2008

For gods sake don't lose it, all encryptions are crackable, and I don't want to see you in the papers like many others recently.It's best in the company safe.

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