A look at BitLocker drive encryption in Windows Vista

Thursday, 26 April 2007, 12:18 AM EST

BitLocker is a drive encryption technology designed to secure the contents of the entire hard drive from unauthorized access. Essentially, BitLocker uses the Encrypting File System (EFS) technology that allows users to encrypt individual files and applies that encryption to the entire hard drive. This prevents any access to the hard drive unless the BitLocker startup key is provided at the time the computer is booted, even if the drive has been removed and placed into another system or into an external enclosure.

This technology is ideal for systems containing highly sensitive information, and itís ideal for any mobile system whose contents canít be compromised in the event of theft.

At ActiveWin.

[ Read more ]




Spotlight

Operation Pawn Storm: Varied targets and attack vectors, next-level spear-phishing tactics

Posted on 23 October 2014.  |  Targets of the spear phishing emails included staff at the Ministry of Defense in France, in the Vatican Embassy in Iraq, military officials from a number of countries, and more.


Weekly newsletter

Reading our newsletter every Monday will keep you up-to-date with security news.
  



Daily digest

Receive a daily digest of the latest security news.
  

DON'T
MISS

Fri, Oct 24th
    COPYRIGHT 1998-2014 BY HELP NET SECURITY.   // READ OUR PRIVACY POLICY // ABOUT US // ADVERTISE //