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Security is a core interest of mine. I have written and taught about security for many years; consistently keeping our team focused on secure solutions, and am in pursuit of earning the CISSP certification. Some aspects of security are hard to make work effectively and other aspects are fairly simple, having more to do with common sense than technical expertise.
In this latter category I would put full disk encryption. Clearly there are still many companies and individuals who have not embraced this technique. The barrage of news articles describing lost and stolen computers containing sensitive information on unencrypted hard drives makes this point every day.
This leads me to the question of why people don’t use this technology. Is it a lack of information, limitations in the available products or something else? For my part I'll focus this posting on providing information regarding full disk encryption, based on experience. A future post will describe Blue Slate's deployment of full disk encryption.[Read More]