USB Flash Security is a powerful application which can easily encrypt the contents of a USB flash drive so that users can keep their private data away from unwanted people. There are various other tools on the market but this freeware utility can do a really good job in just a few moments, so that it is worth a try.
USB Flash Security has a really simple interface and the actual encryption process consists of just a few steps. Firstly, the tool will scan for USB flash drives that are connected to the computer and afterwards, it will allow users to select one of the drives and encrypt it. The tool uses an AES-256 encryption system in order to keep files protected.
USB Flash Security will then require users to input a password and this keyword will be requested whenever someone tries to access the contents of the drive. Users should know that the tool has to be installed on the drive in order to work and for this, it will have to format the USB drive beforehand. This is why a data backup should be created. Later, files can be easily added onto the drive and they will be encrypted instantly.