How To Encrypt Files With OpenSSL

Last updated: September 4, 2017 at 20:56 pm
Learning how to encrypt files is extremely useful in today’s world. In addition to encrypting files, you can also password protect your files with OpenSSL. By encrypting files, no one would be able to read or open your files without first decrypting them. OpenSSL allows you to use excellent encryption on your files, and if you use it correctly, even if someone does intercept some of your data or hack your computer, it might not be worth it for them to decrypt the data due to the huge amount of time and computing power required to do so. In some cases, it might take a supercomputer years to decrypt a well encrypted file, or it may even be essentially impossible due to how much time it would take to do so. Banks, corporations, and governments around the world use encryption, and it is a very good practice to do so to protect yourself and your essential data. Continue reading “How To Encrypt Files With OpenSSL”