In response to our USB drive encryption post awhile back, a Mac version has been requested. Here is it.
There is two good solutions I have found for the Mac, and one is built right in. It’s a little app you may have heard of called ‘Disk Utility’ and it can be found in your Utilities folder. Every Mac has it (recent ones anyways). The other option is TrueCrypt. The nice thing about TrueCrypt is it’s cross platform. You can use the same encrypted drive with your Mac, Windows and Linux. I won’t bother with the rating system I used on the Windows edition of this post because neither of these solutions is really easy and they are both very highly secure. If you want to get your feet wet, I will take you through the steps using Disk Utility. Read more