Centralized Drive Encryption From the Cloud

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1-2-3-4-5 BitLocker 9-8-7-6-5

I was sitting in a planning meeting with a client recently in which we were discussing ways of protecting end-user machines, especially laptops that were in and out of the office.  The previous convention relied on BIOS locks that were proprietary to the hardware manufacturer, and required the end user to either enter two passwords … Continue reading 1-2-3-4-5 BitLocker 9-8-7-6-5

USB Drives: Easily lost, but easily encrypted!

Peter Wolchak (Editor, Backbone Magazine) pinged me this morning… furious. ‘How long does it take to encrypt a USB key?’  Not very long… why? It turns out that Elections Canada is back in the news, and (again) not in a good way.  A couple of employees had confidential information about 2.4 Million voters on thumb … Continue reading USB Drives: Easily lost, but easily encrypted!