U.S.B security


In this article you will find some useful tips about protecting your data on U.S.B drives and also setting security for your U.S.B ports of your system

Hi Readers! I would like to share you few keys to secure your pen drives as well as the U.S.B ports.

It is always to be on safe side to encrypt your data on your pen drive/flash drive in order not to loose the critical data when you share your drives with your pals,your kith and kin.

1)truecrypt allows you to encrypt your data and make it secure.
you can download it form the website http://www.truecrypt.org/

2)Also you can use Rohos minidrive which not only encrypts the data but password protects it. It actually creates a hidden partition. Portable application with it also allows you to password protected work on other P.C s. one more interesting thing is, it does not require administrative rights to work with the password protected drive and a guest account can do the job.

U.S.B port protection

It is actually useful when you other people handle your system whom you do not rely for their secured(virus less) data sharing

1)Following path enables you to do that

START>RUN>type regedit

now a window appears,

on the left side of it, go to the H_KEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\current control set\services\usb store registry key and on the right hand pane double click on START and set the value as 4 to disable and 3 to re-enable.

2)The other best thing to do is to disable your ports by restarting and going to BIOS settings (screen that is displayed before windows boots) and you will find the instructions.

Try this ,its amazing!


Reference: http://www.rohos.com/products/rohos-mini-drive/ ,http://www.truecrypt.org/


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