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Microsoft® Windows® XP Inside Out Deluxe, 9780735618053 by Craig Stinson, Carl Siechert, Ed Bott

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Chapter 11. Encrypting Confidential Information

Encrypting Folders and Files 347

Creating a Data Recovery Agent 356

Backing Up Your Certificates 360

Recovering Encrypted Files and Folders 364

Disabling or Reenabling EFS 365

Best Practices for Safe Encryption 367

Organizations of all sizes—and even home computer users—are likely to have sensitive data that must never be available to others. Financial data—your accounting data, personal finance data files, and so on—certainly falls into this category. But your computer might also be the repository for marketing plans, trade secrets, medical history, diaries, phone books, and similar information. Two popular trends in computing, interconnected computers (on a local area network or on the Internet) and ...

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