Don't-Miss Security Stories
Lenovo's cool, capable, and encrypted data-sharing device will appeal to business users and techies alike.
In the war against lost or stolen information, these secure, portable drives are the special forces.
Apricorn's Aegis Vault encrypted hard drive sports a convenient built-in USB cable.
The SanDisk Cruzer Contour U3 flash drive can take a licking and still maintain your data, but it lacks high-end encryption.
The touch-screen controls on the Data Locker Pro encrypted drive look like a gimmick, but they make common tasks far easier.
Kingston's encrypted drive provides ultimate data protection in a portable flash model, but for a steep price.
The solid, relatively inexpensive d2 Safe is one of the few encrypted hard drives suitable for both Macs and PCs.
The Aegis Bio encrypted hard drive has a fingerprint scanner and software that secures both the drive and the contents of your PC.
The BlackArmor encrypted hard drive is tops for its intuitive out-of-the-box experience, good utilities bundle, and reasonable price.
BitDefender's security suite offers good protection for a great price if you're willing to put up with a few interface annoyances.
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's first foray into security suites needs some work--and better malware detection--before it becomes worthy of consideration.
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.
A mix of pluses and minuses lands McAfee's security suite only in the middle of the pack.
Trend Micro's suite fails at the most basic task of detecting and blocking malicious software. Not recommended.