ICEmaker on Macintosh


You are now ready to practice adding and encrypting content to you ICE USB and password-protecting it.

1. Check out the three options, below, then select which option you will use:


ICEmaker’s Featured Option
Homepage w/FAQs

Keka (7z Mac)

Other Documentation

PeaZip (7z Windows)

SecureAccess 2.0

Quick Start [pdf]
Product Support

2. Copy the content of the OPTION folder to the USB. E.g.,


7. Run the encryption software that’s now on the ICE USB; e.g.,

ICE USB | 7z | Keka [Mac] |

8. Continue on with your option (click one):


Keka (7z)

SecureAccess (only SanDisk USB)


For SecurStick:


a. Click the appropriate SecurStick-Mac app on the ICE USB. E.g.,

ICE USB | SecurStick | SecurStick-Mac


b. Create SecurStick’s  Safe Zone, entering the password you will use, then click the Create button.


c. Drag/drop the information you want added/encrypted onto the X drive window; e.g., 

Buster's ICE Info


e. Logoff.

For practice,

1. Login, again.

2. Access the encrypted files using the browser:

127_0_0_1_2000_X3. Drag/Drop a file to the desktop, thereby extracting it.

4. Drag/Drop a file to the Trash, thereby deleting it from the ICE USB.

3. Drag/drop the encrdata folder (in the SecurStick folder) from the ICE USB, effectively removing the Safe Zone, password, and all encrypted data.

f. Close all SecurStick windows.

Continue →


For Keka (7Z):


a. Click on the ICE USB. E.g.,

     ICE USB | Keka [Mac] |


b. Verify that 7Z is set for Format in the Advanced window.

c. Enter the password, e.g., BBdob:07/04/41.

d. Drag/drop the information you want added/encrypted onto the Keka icon on the Dock; e.g., 



e.  A new file will appear with a .7z file extension .

For practice,

1. Drag/Drop the .7z file on Keka on the Dock.

3. enter the password, e.g., BBdob:7/04/41.

4. Save as: ICE – In Case of Emergency 4 Buster Boop

5. Select the ICE USB as the location to which to save it; e.g.,


6. Click the Save button

f. Quit the software.

Continue →


For SecureAccess:


Warning: Only one USB encrypted with SecureAccess may be plugged into the computer at a time. If more than one is, the SecureAccess manager will accept only one login and access files on one USB, regardless from which USB the software is run.

a. Click on the ICE USB. E.g.,

ICE USB | SanDiskSecureAccess |


Note: The first time you run this app you will need to set it up with a password and password hint.

b. Enter the password and hint, e.g.,

BBdob:07/04/41 and BBdob:mm/dd/yy

SA_Loginb. If the page, showing 4 ways to protect your files, click Next.


Recommendation: For the time being, keep this page as a reminder of the things you can do. Check it off, later.

c. Add to the ICE USB the the information you want added/encrypted to your ICE USB; e.g.,



For practice,

d. View the contents of a file in by clicking its name in the My Vault window.

e. Extract a file by dragging/dropping it to your desktop.

f. Delete a file from the the ICE USB.

g. Delete the entire contents from the My Vault window, effectively emptying the ICE USB’s encrypted, passworded content.

h. Click My Vault to exit the app, ending the practice session.


8. Remove your practice content, making sure the content of [yourname] ICE Information folder and all the content of the ICE USB are deleted; then

9. Return to Using ICEmaker  to prepare the ICE USB with real ICE information.

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