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Lenovo ThinkPad USB Secure Hard Drive

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

Encrypted Drives Keep Your Files Safe

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

Apricorn Aegis Vault Encrypted Hard Drive

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

BitDefender Internet Security 2009 Security Software

BitDefender's security suite offers good protection for a great price if you're willing to put up with a few interface annoyances.

Top Internet Security Suites: Paying for Protection

Using security software is more important than ever. Our tests of the latest all-in-one security suites show that good protection can shut down the nastiest viruses, spyware, and adware.

Webroot Internet Security Essentials Security Software

Webroot's first foray into security suites needs some work--and better malware detection--before it becomes worthy of consideration.

Avira Premium Security Suite 8.2 Security Software

Avira's security suite is a good choice for more-technical users who want the best detection but don't need phone support or parental controls.

McAfee Internet Security Suite 2009 Security Software

A mix of pluses and minuses lands McAfee's security suite only in the middle of the pack.

Trend Micro Internet Security Pro 2009 Security Software

Trend Micro's suite fails at the most basic task of detecting and blocking malicious software. Not recommended.