The Hassle: I need to send CDs filled with sensitive data to colleagues by snail mail. I’m worried about security, so I compress the files and create a password. But this is a time-consuming step.

This article appears in the December 06 issue of PC Advisor. Available now in all good newsagents.

The Fix: Try EncryptEase, a smarter-than-average CD-R with embedded software that compresses, encrypts and protects files with a password, then burns them. You can add files until the disc is full.