Microsoft Adds New Secure Storage Area to OneDrive

PersonalVault locks down files with MFA and encryption.



Microsoft has added a new feature to OneDrive for storing sensitive files in a folder that uses two-factor authentication and encryption both at rest and in transit. 

The new PersonalVault folder in OneDrive is geared for storing personal files such as passport, tax, insurance, and financial information. It will be available by the end of the year, according to Microsoft.

"For further protection on mobile devices, we recommend that you enable encryption on your iOS or Android device. Together these measures help keep your files protected even if your Windows 10 PC or mobile device is lost, stolen, or someone gains access to it," Microsoft said in its blog announcing PersonalVault.

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