encryption of back up on external usb drive recommended ?

Discussion in 'Paragon Drive Backup Product Line' started by true north, Apr 4, 2011.

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  1. true north

    true north Registered Member

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    Hi there,

    I would like to perform first a full back up and later on the different back up.
    Since the entire computer system is then on an external usb drive I wonder whether it would be for security reasons better to encrypt the entire drive.
    Can I make a full system restore from a encrypted external drive?
    Thanks in advance for your input.

    true north
     
  2. Mech_An

    Mech_An Registered Member

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    Paragon programs do not support encrypted storage.
    You will have to decrypt external drive before Restore process.

    I would not recommend to encrypt the backup storage. Backups are saved in Paragon specific format with file encryption enabled.
     
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