Encryption helps to keep your information safe. It scrambles readable text, and changes it to text that cannot be read. By doing this, only the individual who encrypted the text can decrypt it, or provide another individual with a key to decrypt the text.
There are several options to use encryption.
With a Virtual Private Network (VPN) you can encrypt your Internet traffic on your mobile device or laptop/desktop. This is especially useful if you are using public WiFi, want to protect yourself from hackers, or do not want your Internet Service Provider (ISP) to see which websites you're visiting. There are several companies that provide safe and secure VPN's:
Other methods of encryption:
Please be very careful when encrypting your desktop or laptop, as it may prevent you from getting access, if you do not secure it properly.