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What is a good way to secure my USB drive?

Posted on 2011-09-06
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I'm not necessarily looking for a free solution but a GOOD one.  I am a network admin at a high school and I sometimes rely on my USB drive to transfer some sensitive information.  Is there anyway for me to at least put a password or something on there?  My USB drive didn't come with the preinstalled software.  I want to be able to take it to any computer anywhere.  Any suggestions would be great!
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Truecrypt (http://www.truecrypt.org); you can install it in portable mode (http://www.truecrypt.org/docs/?s=truecrypt-portable), so that you can mount it on other machines without having to install it (local administrator permissions are required to temporarily install the driver).
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truecrypt is the way to go, one of the best out there, it supports multiple platforms as well, so you can login from your mac, or pc, or linux box and still read the thumb drive.
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Thanks! I like it!
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