HOW TO: Encrypt Your Pendrive Within Few Steps

Your pendrive matters, but what matters the most is the content inside your pendrive. I have a HP V-250 W 32 GB Pen Drive and I want to make it secure, because I have my personal as well as blogging related data inside it. I don’t mind losing the pendrive, but I want the data inside it to be secure. I want to encrypt it and at the same time I don’t want to make it complicated, so I picked idoo USB Encryption software for that, and yes your pendrive deserves it. I didn’t mind about the cost of this software because my data was more important to me.

idoo USB Encryption software helps you to password protect USB drives, Thumb drives, Memory sticks, Pen drives, Jump drives and Flash drives. It is speciallly designed for USB key encryption. It creates encrypted USB areas that is necessary to enter password to access the content inside. Data are encrypted by 256-bit AES encryption. Encrypted USB data are fully autonomous and does not need other special USB disk security software installed on the computer.

Below I have mentioned few steps to encrypt your pendrive using this awesome software.

Note: Before creating encryption area, you should backup your important files on your USB stick to hard drive or any other devices. Because this software will format your USB stick before USB encryption.

You can download the free trial version to see how it works. After installing idoo encryption software kindly follow the steps below.

1. Now insert your pendrive (that you want to password protect) into the USB port of your computer. Choose the drive (here (G:)) and set the size of encryption area to be allocated.

USB Encryption

2. Now click the “install” button for proceeding with the encryption process.

Install - USB Encryption Software

3. After entering your desired password, click on “Yes” button to start creating encyption area to protect USB drive. You can change the password afterwards too.

4. After that click “Ok” button for creating protected area in the USB drive. That’s all for now. You have created.

idoo USB encryption software will divide your USB drive into two areas respectively:

  • 1. Public Area
  • 2. Password Encryption Area

In the public area you can store all your normal files. Whereas in your password encryption area, you can keep all your sensitive and personal data which you want to encrypt. No one can access this area without a password. If you want to learn more, check out their official password protect USB drive guide.

Accessing your USB Protection Area on your Pendrive

To access your USB write protect data you just need to plug-in your USB drive into your computer and run the program “agent.exe” on your USB drive.

Enter Password - USB Encrypt

Now enter the USB password of encryption area to decrypt write protection.

If you want to have more information, you can check this page.

Kingston Unveils World’s First 256GB USB Flash Drive : DataTraveler 300

Kingston Technology Company, Inc. launched the world’s first 256 GB USB pen drive a.k.a. flash drive. The Kingston DataTraveler 300 has a capacity of 256GB. Now you can easily carry huge amount of data anywhere and anytime. You can store plenty of photos, videos and important data. It is very useful for making backups. This flash drive is ideal for notebooks users for extending their capacities. Security is also considered well in this flash drive.datatraveler-300Now users can protect and safeguard their data by using Kingston’s  Password Traveler Software which allows users to password protect their data in a privacy zone. It can protect up to 90% of its capacity. Kingston states that the 256GB of storage space is equal to 10 Blu-ray discs, 54 DVDs, or 365 CDs. The Kingston DataTraveler 300 is only available in 256GB. And the bad news for Indians is, this sleeky gadget is currently available in Far East, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

And another bad news is its cost. It costs about £565.67 which is around Rs.44976.

For people who think it is a rumor, check Kingston’s site about DataTraveler 300.

Features and Specifications

  • Capacity : 256GB
  • Speed : 20 MB/second read and 10 MB/second write.
  • Security : Has Password Traveler Security Software (Windows)
  • Dimensions : 70.68 mm x 16.90 mm x 21.99 mm
  • Design : Lightweight,  Durable and sleek capless design
  • Enhanced : Windows Vista ReadyBoost
  • Guaranteed : Five-year warranty