If you think that by simply passwording your computer you can keep your data safe from unauthorized access when you are dead wrong. There are many ways through which an intruder can gain access to your data event without having physical access to it. The data can be accessed through a network shared in vulnerable versions of windows or the ones that are not configured to be secure.
However, when a bad guy has physical access to your computer, it becomes easy to read your data. The disk can be stolen or cloned to replicate all the data which the hacker can read as a convenience. The solution to securing the data on your computer when it gets to the wrong hands is to use the data encryption technology.
This is an application that can be used to block access to the drive of your computer. The application uses the inbuilt Windows Encryption Technology to add an extra layer of security. The interface of the program is simple, it presents a plain window containing all the drives on the computer.
All the user needs to do is to select a drive and lock it. The duration of executing the drive encryption command can be lengthy depending on the size of the disk, the content and if the encryption is being enabled for the first time. At completion, the app alerts the user if the operation is successful or not.
BitLocker Drive Lock Utility is licensed as freeware for PC or laptop with Windows 32 bit and 64 bit operating system. It is in encrypting category and is available to all software users as a free download.