We discussed the importance of backing up the data stored on your computer's hard drive in a previous story. But what happens if your computer is lost or stolen? Notebooks are particularly vulnerable. A thoroughly executed back-up plan will alleviate data loss, but do you want strangers perusing the highly personal information you've stored on that machine? We didn't think so; that's why we put together this guide to keeping your electronic data secure.
Read more at DigitalTrends.
How to Encrypt and Erase a Hard Drive
Posted on Tuesday, Aug 04 2009 @ 05:26 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck