We live in a digital era and today Security of your Files, Folders and documents become more important than doing a life insurance. Well, just kidding but it is a fact that the security of your important files and documents is undoubtedly the most important aspect of your digital life. And that’s why today we are going to discuss about a free software called “File Secure Free” which is an all-in-one to password protect your folder, files and USB drive without any limitations.
File Secure Free comes packed with four major tools i.e. File Encryptor, File Backup, File Shredder and USB Lockup, the latter of which easily lets you password protect your thumb drives and external hard drives.
1. Password Protect Folder and File = File Secure Free uses military standard AES encryption algorithm, nobody can get access into the folder which is locked with password by this tool. Any format files can be encrypted, no matter they are documents, photos, temporary files, programs or databases.
Both folder and file can be password protected. Encrypt and decrypt file and folder with simple clicks.
For individual file, click “Add Files” to select your file, then input password to encrypt it. For the folder, click “Add Folder” to select your folder, then input password to encrypt it. You can decrypt the file and folder the same way by entering the password.
2. Password Lock USB Drive and External Drives = Password lock all types of portable media including USB flash drives, thumb drives, memory sticks, external drives,etc. With the tool password protection, you will no need to worry out any data loss from USB drive or any other external drives. Plug in the USB and set your own password, then it is inaccessible without password. So easy to use.
To lock USB drives or external drives, just plug-in your drive, choose the drive and click "lock" to enter the password to lock the drive. To unlock certain drive, you need to enter the right password, and then click "unlock".
3. File Shredder to Delete Confidential Files Permanently = Many files you delete may still exist in system as they are not removed physically, this is why we need file shredder function to delete unwanted files permanently. Use military-grade shredding algorithms. It completely wipes deleted data using various shredding patterns so there is no trace of critical data left.
For unwanted files that you want to destroy, click “Add Files” or “ Add Folder” to select your file or folder, then click “Shred” to delete all the files permanently and nobody can recover. The software support five different techniques,Gutmann algorithm, Erase and write random data, National Safety Association Standard, United States Military Standard and North Atlantic Treaty Organization Standard, all of which can be selected from the drop down menu at the bottom.
4. File Backup to Keep Your Material Safe = Backup your personal data in a safe location, by creating a backup image file (comprises of DFI file extension). Both creating the backup image and recovering your data from the image file. Really easy to use, just set what file you want to backup and the destination to store, then File Secure Free will do the rest for you.
For individual file, click "Add Files" and then click "backup" to start. For many files, you can create a folder and put all the files into this folder, then click "Add Folder" to backup. If you want to recover the files, browse for the image file and set the destination path, then click "recover" button, then it will be recovered.
Overall, “File Secure Free” is a very nice and useful tool to Password Protect your Folder, Files and Drives and securing your digital life. Mark my words, you will not get disappointed with the features and protection this tool has to offer. Just Download ““File Secure Free” and try it out yourself.
Nirab Sarma Wednesday, July 04, 2012
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