BitLocker: Compliant or Practical? – Mixed Messages from Microsoft

On one hand, Microsoft says that BitLocker with pre-boot authentication (TPM + PIN) is the recommended best practice (See Here).  On the other, Microsoft admits that BitLocker with their pre-boot authentication “inconveniences users and increases IT management costs.” A mixed message for any IT pro responsible for keeping devices compliant and secure.

Read on to discover the compliance shortfalls of BitLocker and how to address them.

BitLocker Windows 10: Compatibility is Key

Managing BitLocker in Windows 10

BitLocker Windows 10So you’ve heard – Windows 10 has hit the PC world by storm, with widespread adoption in the private and public sector catching up to the consumer side. According to Gartner, the adoption of Windows 10 is faster than previous OS and the traditional refresh cycles are shortening. What’s driving the movement? Well, it’s a combination of events really, all based on one common need – Security.

BitLocker vs [Fill in the Blank] – But Do You Really Have to Choose?

No more “BitLocker vs…” opt for integrated BitLocker management

Throughout our 20 years of experience in the endpoint encryption market, who do you think our biggest competition would be? Symantec? McAfee, maybe? Wrong, and wrong again. The biggest choice is between native crypto solutions like FileVault 2 or BitLocker vs. many other encryption solutions. After all, they’re  free, they’re integrated into the operating system, and they do their job well. But are they really our competition?