May 212012

Encrypt USB Flash Drive – how to secure pendrive with password?

Due to the nature of the work I sometimes use a pendrive or external USB hard drive to transfer various materials. However, the problem in case of loss or theft will not only its physical loss but also loss of data.

To prevent that, you should encrypt such a disk, allowing access to data contained on it will be possible only after entering a password. For this purpose, we use TrueCrypt program to create a container encrypted by AES , and then prepare a drive to have it automatically decrypted after entering correct password.
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