Sunday August 23, 2015

Phone And Laptop Encryption Guide

How many of you have your devices fully encrypted? Some? None? It may be a good idea, and this guide could serve as a good starting point for those who are unfamiliar with how to safeguard their data.

Encrypting your local storage makes all of that much more difficult, if not impossible. Anyone trying to access your data will need a key to actually mount the drive or read anything off of it, and if you wipe the drive the leftover data that can be read by that file recovery software will still be encrypted even if the new data on the drive isn’t.