Options for securing files

Discussion in 'OS X Mountain Lion (10.8)' started by rockinrocker, Dec 10, 2012.

  1. rockinrocker macrumors 65816

    rockinrocker

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    I'm wondering if there are any low or no cost options, other than an encrypted disc image?

    That's what I've been using, but I'd like an option where I wouldn't have to set the size before hand- something that can grow as I add more large files.

    Thanks
     
  2. Weaselboy macrumors Core

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    You can do that with an encrypted sparse image in Disk Utility. It operates very much the same as the encrypted disc image process you are using now, only it expands as more files are added to to it. Sounds like exactly what you are looking for.
     
  3. rockinrocker thread starter macrumors 65816

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  4. benthewraith macrumors 68040

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    I can't recommend TrueCrypt enough.
     
  5. rockinrocker thread starter macrumors 65816

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    That looks exactly like what I had in mind.
    Schweet, thanks.
     

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