File encryption protects selected data on a computer, relying on the user to decide which files to secure. On its own file encryption does not offer the same level of protection as full disk encryption. If for example a laptop is stolen, there is no reliable way of knowing or proving that the information was actually encrypted. Also, there is nothing to stop a potential intruder gaining access to the laptop to launch a hacking tool, significantly increasing the risk of an information breach.
AlertSec Endpoint Encrypt provides comprehensive data protection, encrypting any files stored on the device and protecting against unauthorized access when laptops are lost of stolen. This full disk encryption software encrypts the entire disk sector by sector, including the system files, temporary and deleted files, and the operating system.