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Links for November 10, 2008

Seagate and Dell Offer Self-Encrypting Hard Drives – Seagate on Monday announced what it called “sweeping advances” in its efforts to secure laptop information. Its solution is self-encrypting laptop hard drives with up to 320GB of capacity. The company said

Posted in Blog, e-mail, encryption, Information Security, IT Security, PMBOK, Project Management, Security, SharePoint, Wi-Fi, Wireless, WPA, WPA2

Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys

Princeton researchers from the Princeton Center for Information Technology Policy released a paper Lest We Remember: Cold Boot Attacks on Encryption Keys regarding cold boot attacks on encryption keys. Should we all abandon our projects to encrypt our laptops? I

Posted in encryption, Information Security, Security

Encryption Could Make You More Vulnerable

I read the TechWorld feed and last week I encountered an article entitled “Encryption could make you more vulnerable, warn experts”. I couldn’t believe what I was reading. However, experts from IBM Internet Security Systems, Juniper, nCipher and elsewhere said

Posted in encryption, Information Security, IT Security, Security

Windows Encrypted File System (EFS)

Two recent editions of TechNet Magazine included excellent articles on Deploying EFS. Part 1 is here and Part 2 is here. I recently came across the article Prevent data theft with Windows Vista’s Encrypted File System (EFS) and BitLocker which

Posted in Active Directory, BitLocker, Blog, encryption, Security, Vista, Windows
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