18th September 2021

How to Encrypt Flash Memory with Mcafee FRP(File and Removable Media Protection)?

In our previous article, we wrote the Mcafee FRP policy. USB encryption will be done according to the policy we wrote. When we plug the USB into the computer to encrypt it, a screen like the one below will appear. USB encryption will be accepted with the “Yes” option here. You can use it as a USB read-only with the “No” option.

Mcafee File and Removable Media Protection
Mcafee File and Removable Media Protection

 

When we click “Yes”, the following screen will appear. You can write a name for the USB in the “Volume label:” field. In the “Enter Size of Encrypted Area:” section, the USB area will be encrypted in the capacity you specify. For example, you can encrypt 1 GB of space from 4.86 GB. You can enter a password of at least 7 characters in the Password field.

Initialize Removable Media
Initialize Removable Media

 

Then, when we click the “Initialize” button, the USB will be encrypted.

Initialization is complete
Initialization is complete

 

When we enter the Flash Memory, the first area will be the encrypted location. When we put the “test.pdf” file in the encrypted area, it will appear in an encrypted state. If there is a key icon on the file, we can understand that the file is encrypted.

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Flash Memory
Flash Memory

 

The “Unprotected Files” file contains the files before they were encrypted.

Unprotected Files
Unprotected Files

 

MfeEERM.exe” application is required to move files to USB or computer on a computer without FRP installed.

MfeEERM.exe
MfeEERM.exe

 

When we open the “MfeEERM.exe” program on the computer without Mcafee FRP installed, the following screen will appear. We enter the password on the screen that comes up and click the “OK” button.

password
password

 

When we enter the password on the last screen, you can transfer the file here to or from the computer.

transfer the file
transfer the file

 

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