How do you protect your flash drive?

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How do you protect your flash drive?

Post by Excision on Tue May 15, 2012 7:34 pm
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I was just wondering what you guys do to protect yourselves. I don't have a permanent computer at this time so I have been looking into way to secure my flash drive. I've seen programs like TrueCrypt, but they seem like a bit of a nuisance. I preferably would want something that prompted me for a password when I plugged in my flash drive.
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Re: How do you protect your flash drive?

Post by acevic on Wed May 16, 2012 2:53 am
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Excision wrote:I was just wondering what you guys do to protect yourselves. I don't have a permanent computer at this time so I have been looking into way to secure my flash drive. I've seen programs like TrueCrypt, but they seem like a bit of a nuisance. I preferably would want something that prompted me for a password when I plugged in my flash drive.



Truecrypt is undoubtedly the best data security option out there. However, it is not too user friendly. If you want a simpler solution, I'd suggest this article.
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Re: How do you protect your flash drive?

Post by patrick17 on Thu Aug 23, 2012 2:04 am
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im using truecrypt in protecting my flashdrive...so nobody can able to get my files on it in case it was stolen or lost...see here
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Re: How do you protect your flash drive?

Post by tremor77 on Thu Aug 23, 2012 1:24 pm
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There are many USB devices with a built in "vault" already.. SanDisk for example has "My Vault" which is a password protected storage area on the drive. Not sure how reliable these are but if you are concerned, that is my suggestion. My solution is, after my last lost USB scare.. a lanyard, with enough length to throw around my neck.. I wear my USB as a necklace.. when not in use.
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