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Privacy Defended: Protecting Yourself Online by Chris Weber, William Chan, Gary Bahadur

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Product Comparison: Personal File Encryption

There are several good file encryption programs are on the market today. This section discusses and compares some of the popular ones for personal use. For a business setting or a multiuser environment that requires centralized administration, several products exist that will not be discussed here, such as F-secure's FileCrypto and RSA's Keon system. If you're looking for a solution to fit a medium-sized office environment, have a look at systems like these.

Table 12.4 lists some of the highlights of each product discussed.

Table 12.4. Encryption Products
ProductURLProsConsOperating SystemsPrice
PGP Freewarewww.pgpi.comFull-featured functionalityDifficult for novice usersWindows, Linux, MacintoshFree ...

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