The “Key” to Playing it Safe

Apple this week rolled out a new version of its operating system running mobile devices such as iPads and iPhones. It also announced it will no longer be able to comply with requests of law enforcement to unlock the encryption governing those phones. Moving forward, accessing encrypted data on an Apple smartphone or tablet will only be possible by the owner of that device.

The Promise and Practice of UEFI for Full Disk Encryption

When I first heard about UEFI a few years ago I thought it was a great idea. It could make life easier in the long run for developers of full disk encryption to provide advanced authentication and maintenance features for their customers. With this in mind I joined WinMagic up to UEFI.org.  Having implemented pre-boot authentication on Apple Macs, which used EFI, we were already familiar with UEFI’s predecessor.

The promise and practice of UEFI for Full Disk Encryption

When I first heard about UEFI a few years ago I thought it was a great idea. It could make life easier in the long run for developers of full disk encryption to provide advanced authentication and maintenance features for their customers. With this in mind I joined WinMagic up to UEFI.org.  Having implemented pre-boot authentication on Apple Macs, which used EFI, we were already familiar with UEFI’s predecessor.