The bad guys will use BitLocker, too

Monday, 16 July 2007, 12:18 AM EST

Steve Riley from Microsoft got an email from a customer asking about how BitLocker will affect the ability of law enforcement to conduct forensic analysis of a protected hard drive. Specifically, the person was asking about any back doors that law enforcement could use to bypass the encryption.

The answer is very simple: there are no back doors. Period. Think about it for a moment: if there were a back door, would you trust the technology? Of course not.

At TechNet.

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