Information USB-drive, or flash drive, is often used to store personal data, which are not intended for the general public.
In order to protect you can install on a USB flash drive password.
Use popular among usersprogram TrueCrypt, which can be freely available on the Internet. The application performs the encryption of removable USB-drive by section or in its entirety. The program is highly reliable data protection, but its disadvantages are not the best interface.
Install the simplified analog TrueCrypt, whichIt called FreeOTFE. The program allows you to create encrypted virtual disks and has a minimalistic interface. FreeOTFE also has open source and freely distributed on the Internet.
Rate convenient program MyFolder, whichsets the password is not only a removable USB-drive, but also on the folders that are on the hard disk. Thanks to a special icon in the notification area, users get convenient access to all individuals under the protection of folders, and Blowfish encryption algorithm provides fast execution of operations. By application only disadvantage is lack of support for 64-bit versions of Windows operating systems.
Download AxCrypt application thatencrypts individual files on the removable disk. File Protection is provided via Encrypt function in the contextual menu of the file and the decryption is performed automatically by double-clicking and entering the correct password. When you close the file be re-encryption of 128-bit algorithm.
Encrypts files on a flash drive with the required fileswith a strong 256-bit algorithm, AES, which has a free archiver 7-zip. Just move to the archive information and set a password on it. You can also use the built-in removable disk password protection tool BitLocker, which is built into Windows 7 Ultimate system.