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48 NASA Laptops Stolen in Two Years: A Case for Better Encryption Practices

It's not only businesses that need to worry about laptop security.

Web-based Counseling -- Telepsychiatry -- Is Taking off

Telemedicine has been around since the 1990s, but psychiatrists say it's increasingly used to treat remote patients as technology and security improves.

VeriSign Hacked: What We Don't Know Might Hurt Us

VeriSign didn't exactly 'disclose' the breach, and the few details buried in the SEC filing create more questions than they answer. Without more to go on, it is hard to know what the risk is.

Hide and Secure Data With Folder Lock

Folder Lock includes as complete set of security tools as you'll find, and it's as secure as your passwords.

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Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 2

In the second part of our donationware series, we introduce a few hidden gems that you can download and use for free. All of these programs accept contributions, and some support charities.

Free Downloads That Are Worth a Donation, Part 1

These fantastic, well-known utilities are donationware--you can use them for free, but the developers ask for a contribution to keep their work going. Now is a great time to give back to the creators.

Gpg4win: Powerful Encryption for Free

Gpg4win is an easy-to-use installer for setting up powerful email and file encryption on your system.

Cops Encrypt Radio to Stop Cell Phone Eavesdropping

Police are concerned about public snooping of police radios by using smartphones, and some are moving their communication to fully encrypted channels.

How Safe is WPA2-Secured WiFi?

Darryl Boyett asked if his home WiFi connection, which uses WPA2 protection, is safe enough for online banking

How To Encrypt Your Smartphone

Protect your photos, text messages, and other private data from prying eyes with these simple tips.

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Cisco Rolls out Military-strength Encryption for ISR Router

Cisco has announced a hardware encryption module for its ISR G2 router that allows point-to-point encryption of IP traffic.

How to Use DiskCryptor to Encrypt Your Hard Drive

Want to keep your important files hidden? Here's how to encrypt your entire hard drive with DiskCryptor.

How to Encrypt Files With Your Windows PC

Here's how to use DiskCryptor, BitLocker, or TrueCrypt to encrypt sensitive documents or even entire hard drives in Windows.

How to Use TrueCrypt to Encrypt Your Sensitive Documents

Here's how to set up a virtual encrypted disk in TrueCrypt to protect specific important files.

How to Use BitLocker to Encrypt Your Hard Drive

Here's how to use Windows's built-in BitLocker feature to encrypt your entire hard drive.