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Is it worth multiply encrypting the same USB device?

Hi,

I use Veracrypt if that makes a diff,

If I encrypt the USB stick as a device itself.....

.........then put an encrypted file container on that encrypted device.....

...........then another inside of that......

..........and another inside of that so I have 4 layers of encryption all inside of each other (NOT side by side IE Encrypt the 4 gig device, then put a 4gig folder on it and put a 4 gig folder in the first folder and on) .


Is this worth doing or a waste of time?

Thank you.

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You do what makes you feel secure.

Here I don't do that and when I encrypt, an unencrypted version is on my backups. Those new to computers may ask why. Here it is. There are too many requests to unencrypt these containers due to lost password or file damage. We only lose what we don't backup.

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multiply encrypting the same USB device?

I think two times is more that enought...

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