Why NTFS is more secure than FAT32?

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Why NTFS is more secure than FAT32?

Microsoft’s new technology file system is believed to be giving more security to the computer files than the FAT32 file system. The NTFS is found to have developed supporting features for metadata. It is known to have data structures to enhance the performance, security access control lists, using the disk space, and reliability. NTFS is also called journaling file system which is a critical function of a file system. The NTFS will not allow the unauthorized users to operate and make any changes. It also prevents them from reading any data from the computer. NTFS can transform the file information effectively and automatically into unreadable form. This encrypted file will be safely stored.

NTFS is known to be away from corruption. It has the option to implement various security and administrative features in the operating system. It is found to support domain names of active directory. The read and write permissions can be allotted at the level of files than folders. In this file system each individual user is allotted with separate disk space. This file system is found to be made to log the activity of file and is capable to manage recovering from crashes. NTFS is observed to allow the usage of Unicode character sets and helps in extending the file name till the length of 255 characters.

NTFS form is found to be more advanced form of file system compared to FAT32. NTFS is designed to arrange more files per directory. NTFS allows transaction roll back which can allow you to undo the operations that were not performed. NTFS will fix automatically the file clusters that have failed. This file system does not need file system checking feature and does not need operating system maintenance. The file cluster size partitioned, will be smaller than in FAT32.

Hence, NTFS can be used to recover the data easily, to manually check the file system structure and to clean and scan the malware, when more data has to be stored and hidden; when the application needs the larger size files.

Author: Hari M

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