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Windows BitLocker Reviews

This topic provides a high-level overview of BitLocker, including a list of system requirements, practical applications, and deprecated features.

Social recommendations and mentions

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  • The Uber Leak Exposes the Global War on Workers
    The initial yes. Once encrypted you can trigger remote via intune/sccm/MDM - Source: Hacker News / 9 months ago
  • Do you protect your privacy using any type of software?
    On linux it you can achive it via LUKS, on windows with the help of bitlocker or preferably veracrypt. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • Protecting unencrypted hard drives
    What os are you using? If it happens to be a “pro” version of windows you could use bitlocker full-drive encryption which is built-in. There is one known vulnerability which involves gaining access to the RAM within seconds of shutdown, but that’s easily averted by keeping the computer in your possession for a minute or two after shutting it down. - Source: Reddit / 11 months ago
  • AMD - Stutter Experienced with fTPM Enabled - AGESA 1207
    There's additional info about bitlocker and tpm here. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Any automated tool for Windows 10 Security Hardening?
    There is also bitlocker drive encryption. That is one way to secure your data if you are worried someone can physically remove your drives. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Windows swiss cheese vs. GNU+Linux. Please tell me we are different for security
    Not necessarily the case with BitLocker: BitLocker helps mitigate unauthorized data access by enhancing file and system protections. BitLocker also helps render data inaccessible when BitLocker-protected computers are decommissioned or recycled. - Source: Reddit / about 1 year ago
  • Securely erase your hard drive or SSD for free
    When reformatting your drive and installing a new operating system, make sure to apply full volume encryption. This will make it even harder to retrieve your data by follow-up owners or intruders. With Windows you can use BitLocker. On macOS there is File Vault and Linux users may find VeraCrypt useful. - Source: / over 1 year ago
  • I'm considering to upgrade from Home to Pro, but I'm not sure what I'm getting?
    Pro gives you bitlocker and that pretty much it. - Source: Reddit / over 1 year ago
  • Locking HDD for other computers
    Windows 10 Pro, Enterprise, and maybe Education supports BitLocker drive encryption: - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago
  • Endpoint Management - Bitlocker Management
    That's pretty loaded... I'd start by looking at the MS Docs for Bitlocker, since the questions you asked depend on the OS you're running: BitLocker (Windows 10) - Microsoft 365 Security | Microsoft Docs. - Source: Reddit / almost 2 years ago

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