password protected files.
policy helps enhance an organizationís information security and
reduce the risks of password interception.
Can you find hidden password protected files? Your file policy should
is aware of a wide range of potential risks associated with trusting
business-critical and confidential information to computer memory. The
files containing important information must be secure enough and
protected by a strong password. However, password-protected files are
often targeted by attackers. Once the password protected file is
disclosed, the risk to of the password interception is considerably
password protected files properly
secure protected files stored on your computer, you need to implement a
unified policy for hidden password protected files. First of all, files
containing confidential information should not be obvious for the
attacker. The file names should not point out the importance of
information stored in the file. Try to choose the file names that say
nothing about the file content.
is not wise to make more than one copy of the protected file. In many
cases, an organizationís management loses track of all password
protected files stored on a corporate network or even a single
computer. The fact thereís a number of protected files on your
computer that contain identical information makes the task of finding
all the password protected files more complicated.
sensitive password protected files secure:
File names should not point out the importance of file
Don't create copies of the protected file
Place file in secure location on hard disk
Hide your files
with some other way
files containing confidential information should be placed in a
definite location on the hard drive. The most practical solution is
storing all the existing password protected files in a hidden folder
that no one except for the authorized person has access to. If the
files are stored on a removable device, it should be given protection
that is consistent with the value of the information it contains. For
instance, the file containing critical financial information must be
protected the same way the similar financial resources are protected.
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protected files policy reduces risks of password interception
from protecting information by a strong and secure password, the
password protected files must as well be made inaccessible by
unauthorized people. Implementing a consistent policy for password
protected files helps enhance an organizationís security policy as a
whole and, finally, prevent information leakage.
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using password protection for not-sensitive documents
information leakage, when one keep sensitive file in non-secure
in-appropriate using of password protection (for example, password
protection of personal files)
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