Ensuring security while working and connecting online isn’t optional — it’s vital. There are simply too many threats, too many cyber-criminals and too much interaction to assume you are not vulnerable. Many home computer users assume they need less security at home than they do at work where hundreds of server platforms may be interacting with thousands of devices at any given time, but this is not accurate. The truth is that home and work systems need the same essential elements to ensure complete protection from all threat types. Learn about the six essential elements of comprehensive Internet security so you can evaluate your current threat protection and decide if it is safely serving your security needs.
Did you ever imagine that someone can access the Internet from an Indian IP even though locating in the US? Have you ever tried to access sites which are forbidden in the US without any probabilities of being caught? All these things are not as difficult as someone may think if he has a reliable VPN.
Sometimes at office or even at home i don’t want certain part of my hard drive not accessible by anyone. Well you can hide your folders but is it giving you the optimal protection, i don’t think so. TrueCrypt is a open source software comes with a highly secured protection systems. The algorithms are so difficult to break that it might take a few billion years to break the password. TrueCrypt can be used on windows xp/vista or linux platforms. Actually what it do is to create a physical file on a hard disk and encrypt it with very strong protection and load that file as a virtual drive. TrueCrypt also can be used to protect your USB or Flash disks.