Don't-Miss Encryption Stories
Lion's FileVault 2 can be used to protect your data by encrypting your Mac's hard drive. Interested in using FileVault 2, but don't know where to start? Macworld senior contributor Glenn Fleishman has a complete guide to FileVault 2.
This year has seen numerous security breaches at the root infrastructure of Web privacy and security. How can regular users protect themselves? Glenn Fleishman has some expert suggestions.
FileVault 2 not onlyencrypts your Mac’s internal drive, but it can also encrypt external drives. Interested in securing your data? We’ll take you through the steps here.
Apple latest Mac operating system, OS X 10.7 Lion includes FileVault 2, the latest version of Apple’s method of file encryption. In this how-to, we'll go through the steps on activating FileVault 2 for your Mac's internal startup drive.
Symantec PGP Viewer will let users view encrypted mail on an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. The app is expected to arrive later this year.
News that the iPhone keeps a log of your location has spread faster than a YouTube video of a cat playing the trombone, but Dan Moren thinks that the panic is out of proportion.
Cortado Workplace is the first app on the App Store to provide protected encryption for the iPhone and iPad.
It's simple enough to password protect certain kinds of documents, but what about folders full of documents? Turn to Disk Utility.
Software Ops has updated its photo encryption app for iOS, My Eyes Only Photo, with a significant rewrite that offers improved performance, reduced memory usage, and increased overall stability.
Sophos, a provider of enterprise security and anti-malware tools, has brought its full-disk encryption product to the Mac for businesses that are increasingly adopting Apple's computers.
Espionage provides a unique twist on encrypted disk images, integrating them with Finder folders.
On Thursday, Corsair released the Flash Padlock 2, a USB flash drive with built-in 256-bit encryption and PIN support.
With its support for 256-bit AES encryption, SanDisk’s Cruzer Enterprise is one of the few secure USB flash drives for the Mac (it can also be used on Windows PCs). Senior editor Roman Loyola takes a look at the Cruzer Enterprise and demonstrates how it uses software to provide password protection.
The $15 Protect Files creates a password-locked encrypted space for files and folders on hard drives, external disks, or a USB drive.
SecureDoc for Mac is a new product that offers full disk encryption for desktops, laptops and removable media.