In August 2014, the digital security company Websense released a report stating that more than one-third of Canadian IT professionals knew for certain that their company’s data had been the victim of a serious breach.
They say less is more. That’s rarely the case when you’re talking about data security, but there are instances where a less heavy-handed approach is appreciated by both administrators and users. A common approach to removable media encryption is to focus on encrypting the entire volume to limit the risk of data loss.
There are plenty of ways to secure data and all have pretty acronyms: Full Disk Encryption (FDE), File and Folder Encryption (FFE), Removable Media Encryption (RME) and so on. These three are the ‘meat’ of any good encryption solution. The question an organization has to ask itself is – which is best for me?