Encryption - Page 2
One of my recent dilemmas was: if I encrypt my computer, how much will computing performance have to suffer because of it? Will there be a big difference? If yes, in which areas? That's why I decided to run some tests on both my computers and learn more about the impact TrueCrypt encryption has on computing performance.
Many people use TrueCrypt to encrypt their systems and maintain their data as safe as possible. Encrypting your computer when you have one operating system installed and one partition is relatively easy, even with TrueCrypt. But, what about encrypting your system drive when using a multi-boot setup? That's really complicated and this guide is here to help.Prerequisites - What You Must Have Before You Start
There are a few things you need before moving ahead with the encryption process:
Now that you've taken the time to protect your data using BitLocker To Go, you'll need to understand your options for managing the device. Basic usage includes nothing more than entering your password, but you'll need to know more for special circumstances. Perhaps you'll wish to change your password, add a smart card as a second unlocking method or reprint your recovery key to ensure you can unlock your drive no matter what happens. Whatever your reasons, BitLocker provides a simple menu for managing your drive that make the job simple.