Langa Letter: Easy Encryption

Fred Langa looks at the universe of products that help you protect sensitive files and data from prying eyes and hackers.

Fred Langa, Contributor

March 4, 2003

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What tools do you use to make sure your private data stays private? What encryption methods and strengths have you used? How much encryption is enough? (128-bit? 256? 512? Higher?) Have you tried nonencryption security methods, such as hardware keys, biometric sensing, or more elaborate techniques; or are these under-kill when 1,344-bit software-based encryption is easily available? Please join in, and add to the discussion!

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