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 Windows 10

What’s the 411 on Windows 10?

The official Windows 10 rollout is almost here. After much anticipation, Microsoft will introduce its new operating system on July 29. WinMagic product experts are examining the new operating system’s security features so we can best advise our customers on what those features mean for regulatory compliance and overall security best practices.