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CRYPT TO GO
If, heaven forbid, you choose to use a kiosk or café machine, this may prove quite useful. Let's say you travel with your data to your overseas office, but leave your computer behind. Traveler Mode allows you to plug the USB stick you installed on into a destination PC and directly run TrueCrypt from the USB device. TrueCrypt does not need to be installed on the destination PC. The Traveler Mode creation process is also wizard-driven and simple to follow.
Whether you choose to encrypt an entire drive, a disk partition or a file-hosted container, you'll be glad you decided to use TrueCrypt. If you carry private or confidential company data, and/or personally identifiable information, TrueCrypt's robust methodology will protect it, so long as you implement properly and utilize strong password practices.
This was first published in November 2008