Encrypting iFolder Files

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By Rolf Huisman

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Posted: 5 Oct 2004

PROBLEM: iFolder doesn't encrypt offline files. This is by design. It does encrypt the connection however.

SOLUTION: iFolder functions by using a real directory and syncing that directory. With XP just rightclick the properties of that iFolder > Advanced > Encrypt contents to secure data.

This trick sometimes has one drawback. The files can be synched encrypted and reside encrypted on the server. This can be overcome with a better recovery key procedure. Just combine your structure in the organisation of your encryption keys and recovery keys.

If you have any questions you may contact Rolf at r.l.r.huisman@home.nl

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