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    Should you use self encrypting hard disk drives?

    Self Encrypting hard disk drives just encrypt anything that you store on your desktop/ laptop hard-disk drives. One important reason to use encrypted drives is to ensure that sensitive data is not disclosed to third parties if your hard drive/ laptop is stolen. Let us see more about Self Encrypting hard disk drives, in this article. What is a Self Encrypting Drive and Why is it used? Encryption, has long been used to protect confidential documents and communications. Software based encryption tools are available to either selectively encrypt certain files (or) encrypt whole disks. But software based encryption tools mostly leave the decision of encrypting (or) not, to employees. So,…