The need for encryption will differ in every business. It’s important to understand the right kind of encryption that needs to be implemented, while buying a product without unnecessary features that your organization may not necessarily need.

File encryption allows you to encrypt files and folders, it remains data-centric and uses a key sharing methodology, which depending on the product the key can be shared instead of an individual user key.

Disk encryption is device-centric, which can encrypt an entire hard drive whether it’s internal or external, or specific partitions. Once the disk is decrypted and a file is sent outside of that drive, there is nothing to stop unauthorized users to access that file unless you pair file encryption.

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