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Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2008 3:47 AM (in response to Guychi)Check Point offers first full disk encryption for Mac
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Google "Mac disk encryption"Mac Pro WD Caviar 640s 7300GT Sonnet Tempo E4P, Mac OS X (10.5.4), G4-MDD 10.4.11 ACD 23" APC RS1500 Vista x64
Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2008 4:33 AM (in response to roam)FileVault doesn't encrypt the multitude of files I have outside the home directory, and has several other major limitations and disadvantages.MacBook Pro, Mac OS X (10.5.4), 2.4GHz, 4GB RAM, 320GB HD
Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2008 6:09 AM (in response to Guychi)Visited http://www.macintouch.com/
PGP Corporation is now shipping PGP Desktop 9.9 for Mac OS X, a major update of the encryption software. Highlights of this release include full support for pre-boot authentication, full support for external drives (including the sharing of Whole Disk Encrypted thumb drives between Mac and Windows clients), use of the FIPS 140-2 validated PGP SDK for cryptographic operations,
http://www.pgp.com/Mac Pro WD Caviar 640s 7300GT Sonnet Tempo E4P, Mac OS X (10.5.4), G4-MDD 10.4.11 ACD 23" APC RS1500 Vista x64
Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2008 6:12 AM (in response to Guychi)Recognize though that if you forget your password, or the password file data gets corrupted or inaccessible, your entire hard drive will become permanently inaccessible.
I recommend at least backing up unencrypted to a secure physical location.MBP 15" 2.2 Ghz/iMac C2D 2.17/20 inch/iMac G5 1.8/A/iMac G4/Mac OS 9, Mac OS X (10.5.2), AppleTV, Windows XP & 2000, Canon MX700, Nokia 6085h/Time Capsul
Currently Being ModeratedAug 28, 2008 9:11 AM (in response to Guychi)If you absolutely must have full disk encryption, PGP for Mac is the only way. It's requires an annual subscription of about $25 and an initial license fee of about $120.
Normally, user files should not be stored outside your home folder; the exception being applications (which normally need not be encrypted anyway) and shared items in /Users/Shared (which can be stored there inside an encrypted disk image.) So if you can live with that, you might find that FileVault does what you need for free.eMac (1.25GHz USB 2.0), 768MB, Mac OS X (10.5.3)