While the virtues of encrypting PC data are extolled by vendors and the press alike, some painful truths go largely unmentioned. Whether necessary for compliance or state breach disclosure law, or for doing business in a state requiring it, encryption is necessary but difficult. Learn where existing encryption solutions are failing, and find out how emerging tools and trends can make encryption better, and easier.
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techniques are driving the cost of FDE down while new options emerge. New and better encryption techniques you ask? Yes! The key becomes how to manage them across the enterprise. Many versions of Microsoft Vista and the soon-to-be-released Windows 7 include BitLocker, an alternative disk encryption technique to FDE. Rather than encrypting the entire disk drive, BitLocker encrypts the system volume including all sensitive data and the OS, but is implemented in such a way as to facilitate a secure and