Back at RSA in February we started talking about updates and enhancements that would be coming to SecureDoc in the spring. And spring has sprung, with it, so has the latest version of SecureDoc!
Last week we announced upcoming improvements to SecureDoc that we plan to deliver in the April timeframe. These enhancements include support for BitLocker and TCG Enterprise drives and we’re really excited about the value these new solutions will ultimately deliver to customers.
TPMs have been shipping for nearly 8 years now. WinMagic was an early adopter and supported TPM version 1.1 for full disk encryption before most. We expanded our support to the more main stream version 1.2 TPMs when they started shipping. Now more than 100 Million TPMs are out there in laptops and other devices, and soon many, many Version 2.0 TPMs will join them. TPM 2.0 and disk encryption will be a good topic for a future blog but today I am going to set the ground work on where we are today.
In late December it was revealed that RSA allegedly implemented flawed encryption technology to enable an NSA back door into its tokens. As a result of this, a few key speakers at this year’s RSA 2014 conference are backing out of their speaking commitments in protest of RSA’s actions.
Last week we announced the results of the Ponemon Institute study we commissioned and had co-sponsored by leading industry SED partners. We wanted to take this opportunity to remind readers that next week we’ll be reviewing the data via a webinar we’re hosting on Tuesday, April 30th at 1pm ET.
On Tuesday, I mentioned we’d be making an announcement today related to Self Encrypting Drives (SEDs) and as promised, here are the details.
The TCG is hosting its annual security workshop at the RSA Security Conference on Mon Feb 25th in San Francisco. I have attended for the last 5 years and always found the panels and speakers well worth the time invested to attend.
Much like January marks the annual tradition of consumer electronics companies embarking on a trip to Las Vegas for the mother of all technology tradeshows, February is the time of year all security companies gather together in San Francisco for the RSA Conference.