How to encrypt your hard drive with TrueCrypt

Encrypt-hard-driveIn today’s world, there is no such thing as “too much security”.  OK, maybe there is but taking a few extra precautionary measures to protect sensitive data helps me sleep a little better at night.  I don’t know about you, but I keep A LOT of data stored locally on my laptop.  Granted I back it up frequently, but what would happen if I left my laptop at a clients site, or if it was stolen?  Anyone with a password cracking utility can easily get past my Windows credentials and access my data, or even take my hard drive out of the laptop, and attach it as a external disk to their personal laptop.  So how do you prevent this from happening? Simple.  Continue reading