I am sure your idea will provide the best drive protection but it admittedly hurts my 'ego' to go in that direction with so litlle time on my contract.If I renew my contract this is probably the first thing I'm gonna do!
You know this is the first time in the 7 years I have in the profession that I meet so profoundly greedy managers!!!
And it is the general economic CRISIS i guess
What about BitLocker as a free alternative?I have never tried it(I even removed it from the context menu