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Read the article that everyone's commenting on.
why no mention of PGP? is TrueCrypt better?
When I last looked at PGP it wasn't as clear to use and didn't provide the virtual disk drive functionality. If that's changed, it could be a good alternative as well.
What about stuff like Srcusrar's DriveCrypt Plus Pack DCPP? Encryption of the whole operating system at the kernell level...
What about stuff like Secustar's DriveCrypt Plus Pack DCPP? Encryption of the whole volume and operating system at the kernel level...
Thank you for making this information available. It has been extremely helpful to me. I plan to do a lot of traveling and I needed a place to start the search for making my laptop secure. THANKS :o)
You can use an anti-theft laptop tracking service like: http://www.stealthsignal.com
I used pgp 7.0 which offered the same functionality, and more. The Truecrypt virtual disk looks to be just as good AND they added a nice new feature: the "hidden" volume. If forced to unveil a password you can mount the volume with a second password that only gives away part of the data, not your truly secret stuff. I started to use Truecrypt in the 1st place because I could not find a pgp (or gpg) version that supports XP anymore...
I totally agree with what you're saying. I wish more people felt this way and took the time to express themselves.
Keep up the great work.
For real top level data security take a look at www.datazap.co.uk
it had nothing to do with encryption but looks really good. basicly it deletes selected files if someone logs on to your system without the correct code.
what do you think?
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