USB and File Encryption
Whether you want to store sensitive data on a USB drive, securely email it, or just add an additional layer of security on your hard drive, there are a variety of ways to protect your files by encrypting it.
Windows 10 OS machines using BitLocker Drive Encryption allows you to apply encryption to USB drives, securing them with a password. Instructions on how to encrypt a USB drive can be found in USB BitLocker Drive Encryption (pdf)
Microsoft Office 2010 and 2013 allows you to apply encryption to documents, securing them with a password. Instructions on how to encrypt and add a password to files can be found in Office 2013 Word Encryption .
WinZip allows you to compress and encrypt your documents, securing them with a password. Instructions on how to use WinZip compress and encrypt documents can be found in WinZip encryption.
Note: Please remember that if you email an encrypted file, then do not email the password. Please phone or SMS the password to the person.