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8 Great Free Security Tools

Great PC Protection With Free Antivirus, AntiSpyware and Firewalls Programs

Protect Your Data With Whole-Disk Encryption

Keep your sensitive information out of the hands of interlopers with secure encryption software.

Internet Explorer 8 Offers Improved Privacy and Security

Here's a look at some of the key features that will be included in IE 8, and why companies may be better off using it than Chrome, Firefox, or Safari.

Browse Safely--and Faster--With Password Manager

Log in automatically to Web sites--and encrypt the passwords. Password Manager handles both these important matters.

DeVault Helps Protect Against Identity Theft

Keep your files private with this free and simple-to-use encryption program.

LaCie d2 Safe Encrypted Hard Drive

The solid, relatively inexpensive d2 Safe is one of the few encrypted hard drives suitable for both Macs and PCs.

Encrypted Drives Keep Your Files Safe

In the war against lost or stolen information, these secure, portable drives are the special forces.

Lenovo ThinkPad USB Secure Hard Drive

Lenovo's cool, capable, and encrypted data-sharing device will appeal to business users and techies alike.

Apricorn Aegis Vault Encrypted Hard Drive

Apricorn's Aegis Vault encrypted hard drive sports a convenient built-in USB cable.

Data Locker Pro AES Edition Encrypted Hard Drive

The touch-screen controls on the Data Locker Pro encrypted drive look like a gimmick, but they make common tasks far easier.

Seagate Maxtor BlackArmor Encrypted Hard Drive

The BlackArmor encrypted hard drive is tops for its intuitive out-of-the-box experience, good utilities bundle, and reasonable price.

Apricorn Aegis Bio Encrypted Hard Drive

The Aegis Bio encrypted hard drive has a fingerprint scanner and software that secures both the drive and the contents of your PC.

SanDisk Cruzer Contour Secure USB Flash Drive

The SanDisk Cruzer Contour U3 flash drive can take a licking and still maintain your data, but it lacks high-end encryption.

Kingston DataTraveler Vault--Privacy Edition Encrypted USB Flash Drive

Kingston's encrypted drive provides ultimate data protection in a portable flash model, but for a steep price.

New Disk Encryption Standards May Complicate Data Recovery

When the world's largest disk makers joined last week to announce a single standard for encrypting disk drives, the move raised questions among users.