Encrypting Your Data and Connections

  • Be aware that when you use public wireless, the provider of this wireless service can access your communications including your email or password.
  • Encrypt your communications using virtual private network software, or VPN software.
  • Check the website addresses you visit have HTTPS.

Encrypting USB Drives
This guide shows you how to use Veracrypt to encrypt your removable USB drives. Be careful not to encrypt a drive with any data on it as you will lose all the data on the drive.

Encrypting your Files
This guide shows you how to use Veracrypt to create file based containers you can store on your devices. You then use Veracrypt to open/decrypt the container to access the secured files within it