A Few Solutions for the Puzzle of Encryption
We all know that how important it is to keep your files, both personal and business, secure. Encrypting folders and files is one way to protect them. We’ve pulled some solutions together to help solve the puzzle of file security, and here they are!
- A video tutorial as well as step-by-step written instructions on how to encrypt and decrypt files and folders using Encrypting File System (EFS), which is a feature of Windows: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/encrypt-decrypt-folder-file#1TC=windows-7
- An article that talks about not only how to encrypt your files and folders on your computer, but also your whole hard drive, any files and folders in the cloud, and even your emails: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2025462/how-to-encrypt-almost-anything.html
- An article with step-by-step instructions on how to encrypt files using Microsoft Office and EFS. It also includes a section on backing up your encryption key and a small section on the efficacy of the build in encryption processes: http://www.tomsguide.com/us/encrypt-files-windows,news-18314.html