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Boxcryptor is file-encryption software designed and created specifically for cloud use, with support for all major cloud-storage providers, as well as any cloud-storage provider that follows the Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) standard. With the increasing number of security threats, data and identity privacy are becoming more critical. Whether for personal or professional use, Boxcryptor has a solution. After installing Boxcryptor, the user has the ability to encrypt, decrypt, share, and add and remove files from cloud storage directly through his/her personal computer (PC) or device, simplifying all file-management tasks. End users are able to protect files by encrypting them locally before those files are posted to a cloud-storage provider, ensuring file security and file-data privacy throughout the process.
BitLocker is a full disk encryption solution that protects your data from theft, hacking, and loss. BitLocker achieves this by encrypting the entire drive that hosts your operating system and all your data. BitLocker can work on all operating systems, drives, or devices, including portable storage devices.
After BitLocker completes the data encryption, it generates a recovery key. Only those with the correct encryption key will be able to decrypt and access the encrypted files and information. Attempts to access secured data on premises or over the network will be met with either authentication prompts or error messages saying the data cannot be accessed.
BitLocker provides its users with peace of mind by improving security and reducing risks of critical data loss and intrusions.
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Reviews from Real Users
Microsoft BitLocker stands out among its competitors for a number of reasons. Two major ones are its powerful encryption capabilities and its user-friendly user interface.
An ICT operations and security manager notes, “It is free and native to the OS. We don't have to worry about upgrades or maintaining the product. You encrypt the disk, and you save the recovery key. That's it. The person puts their password in, and after that, it is up to them. If they forget their password, they have to bring it in to get it unlocked.”
Kevin C., a director at Pathfinder, writes, “Theease of use is the most valuable feature. The ability to import data to build your frontend on top of the data is very simple and very useable.”
Boxcryptor is ranked 14th in Endpoint Encryption while Microsoft BitLocker is ranked 1st in Endpoint Encryption with 12 reviews. Boxcryptor is rated 0.0, while Microsoft BitLocker is rated 8.0. On the other hand, the top reviewer of Microsoft BitLocker writes "Brings us in compliance, works with our Microsoft tools, and is pretty simple to deploy". Boxcryptor is most compared with nCrypted Cloud, whereas Microsoft BitLocker is most compared with ESET Endpoint Encryption, McAfee Complete Data Protection, Symantec Endpoint Encryption, Trend Micro Endpoint Encryption and Cisco Secure Endpoint.
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