[unisog] good/cheap usb drives with encryption

Sam Stelfox sstelfox at vtc.edu
Thu Jul 10 13:10:06 GMT 2008


You could also partition the usb drive and install truecrypt on an
unencrypted portion. Of course you would need to keep a copy of every
OS's version on there if you have a mixed environment, which could get
confusing.

Justin Sherenco wrote:
> You could buy regular USB keys and encrypt the drive with TrueCrypt
> http://www.truecrypt.org/
>
> The TrueCrypt software would need to be installed on any machine that needs
> to access the USB drive, but its free and cheap solution.  
>
> Regards,
> Justin 
>
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> Justin Sherenco
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: unisog-bounces at lists.dshield.org
> [mailto:unisog-bounces at lists.dshield.org] On Behalf Of Mark Monroe
> Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2008 3:54 PM
> To: unisog at lists.dshield.org
> Subject: [unisog] good/cheap usb drives with encryption
>
> I am looking for some good and cheap usb drives with decent encryption. 
> I have a department that wants to use them, but does not like the 
> ironkey option for $70 - $80 a drive.
>
> Any suggestions?
>
> Mark Monroe
> System Security Analyst - UMSL
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