Data encryption is something to be seriously considered, if you are concerned about the data security of your important files and documents. But more often than not, people avoid using data encryption thinking that it might be a difficult process and they do not have the time and patience to dig deeper and understand it.
However there is a simpler option also.
You can safeguard your files and folders with the help of password protection. I do not know, whether Windows have this option to password protect some folder and its content, but their is a useful freeware password tool from IObit, which does the job just perfectly.
Password Folder – Freeware from IOBit to password protect your files and folders
Password Folder is freeware designed to password-protect your folders and files from being seen, read or modified. It works like a safety box, just drag and drop the folders or files you want to hide or protect into Password Folder, then no one can see, read or modify them. Whether you are concerned with privacy, data theft, data loss, or data leaks, Password Folder is an ideal tool for you.
Hide from View : Hide folders, files, pictures & videos from those who want to investigate and search for certain files on your computer. No one can see them except you.
Block Access : Easily block access to files, folders, and programs you choose. You can password protect folder and its files then others can see it but cannot access, read or view its content.
Write Protection : Protect your files from being modified by others. No one can change the content of your files without your permission. Keep your files safe and intact.
Privacy Protection : Keep your private data, files, pictures or videos into Password Folder, the only way to access these files is with your password.
No more Data theft, Data loss, or Data leaks : Protect your important files or data from being accidentally deleted, replaced, or stolen by others.
Safe, Secure, and Free : Password Folder is a freeware, without any virus, adware, and spyware
Disclaimer: There are a few concern expressed by some of the user about getting BSOD. Please go through them and understand the implications before downloading and using Password Folder.
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