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How to Encrypt a Flash Drive on Windows and Mac?

You have just copied sensitive, private information to a standard USB flash drive and have patted your back for a job well done. But then the unthinkable happens – you lose your data, or it gets stolen. So, what happens to all your sensitive data now? In the wrong hands, this could spell catastrophe for … Read more

How to Encrypt a Folder on Windows PC?

A Windows PC will have multiple files and folders. Out of them, some will contain sensitive information, which you won’t like others to see. If you have such folders that contain confidential information, you should think about locking them. Encryption makes it challenging for others to unlock the folder and see what’s inside. This becomes … Read more

How to Encrypt External Hard Drive on Windows/Mac/Linux?

External hard drives are practical tools and are important for all types of businesses. They are compact, comes with a good storage capacity, and you can carry them with you wherever you go. In addition, you can easily transfer documents from one computer to another or copy files and data from a computer conveniently. However, … Read more

How to Solve the “Encrypt Option Greyed Out” Error on Windows?

Windows 10 allows you to encrypt data with EFS, Encrypted File System. This feature becomes extremely important if you have stored sensitive and confidential data in your Windows PC/laptop. However, many Windows 10 users encounter one problem while trying to encrypt some of the files is grayed-out problem.  So, if you can’t encrypt content to secure and … Read more

How to Ensure USB Video Security on Windows

USB flash drive disks and other portable storage devices soon won people’s favor ever since the invention with their portability and good capacity in carrying data. Video is a vivid media to convey all kinds of information in the form which is the combination of sound and picture. Now with the development of all kinds … Read more

How to Achieve Picture Encryption on Windows

Pictures can contain large amount of information in this fast paced society. Design originals in picture format or family photos are things that have your intellectual properties and personal information so that when they are stored in your computer or in a USB flash drive, you’d better watch out for the potential dangers and encrypt picture to … Read more

How to Lock PPT in USB drives on Windows 7/ Windows 8/XP?

Microsoft Office ppt is a file that has been widely used by a number of people all around the world to prepare and run presentations on computers. The ease of use of ppt can save a lot of time for people who otherwise would have used other kinds of visual aids. Now for modern meetings and lectures ppt … Read more

How to Protect Word Documents on Windows 10/8/7/XP?

Office files especially word documents are indispensible part for nowadays normal operation of office work. Word file is small in size and has the ability to carry large amount of information so that it is usually used for storing printing material and transferring data via Internet. No matter you are an individual user or a … Read more

How to Protect PDF in Your USB drive on Windows

PDF file is one of the most popularly used office documents in the world of data carrying and it can convert publications in all kind into e-documents so that people can easily have access to them in the Internet world. While if you are the owner of academic PDF files or PDF contains other important data … Read more

How to Protect Excel Documents on Windows 7/ Windows 8/XP?

It seems that the everyday office work cannot operate normally without excel. Excel forms part of Microsoft Office which is the most widely used electronic office documents and it features calculation function, graphing tools, pivot tables and other function. Usually it is easy to carry and contains confidential data and information while these features also the … Read more