Preparing the Bitlocker Partition

For the use of Bitlocker two partitions are required, this because pre-startup authentication and system integrity verification must occur on a separate partition from the encrypted operating system drive. Now let’s assume you started deploying Windows 7 with just a single partition, but a few months later your company decides to use Bitlocker Disk Encryption. Now you need that second partition! Not t0o many years ago, when speaking about repartitioning disks most of us would Read More …

BitLocker Deployment Sample Resources

During my weekly “let’s see what’s new”  search on some of my favorite websites, I found the “Bitlocker Deployment Sample Resources” on the MSDN Code Gallery. The Resource Page contains a lot of documentation and useful script samples for the deployment and management of Microsoft Bitlocker.

Encrypted on Windows 7 and use on Vista as well

With Windows 7 we can not only encrypt our local fixed drives but also USB devices. Considering that probably many of do carry around one or more memory sticks that could contain sensitive data or just data you don’t want anyone else to get access too. Now of course any new operating system comes with tons of new features, but I would consider this as one of those features that people are also really going Read More …