Full Drive Encryption, Key management and MBAM

(Microsoft announces end of mainstream support for MBAM as of July 2019) WinMagic’s CEO, THI NGUYEN-HUU, has blogged in the past about the ideal architecture for Full Drive Encryption, and Key Management (Separating Encryption and Key Management).  By separating key…

The Cold Boot Attack is Back

The Cold Book Attack was resurrected last week by some researchers at f-secure https://press.f-secure.com/2018/09/13/firmware-weakness-in-modern-laptops-exposes-encryption-keys/ .  I would like to provide some context for both the exploit and the mitigations because the cold boot attack is just the tip of the…
Enterprise Encryption for Linux

Enterprise Encryption for Linux

Linux has built in encryption for several years now, yet enterprises still struggle with encryption on Linux laptops.  Why is that? To answer this question, let’s first review the disk encryption capabilities that are built into Linux: (more…)
RSA Conference

Five Observations from RSA 2018

I once again had the pleasure and privilege to attend the RSA Security conference in San Francisco, CA. rsaconference.com/events/us18. The conference keynotes, sessions and sidebar conversations were a good opportunity to see what the hot topics in security are. I…
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