+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 16 to 20 of 20
Windows 7 Thread, Full Disk Encryption in Technical; I was recommended Bitlocker for Windows 7, not used it myself but good reviews. I have used McAfee Endpoint Encryption ...
  1. #16

    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Location
    Lincolnshire
    Posts
    2,229
    Thank Post
    13
    Thanked 230 Times in 219 Posts
    Rep Power
    68
    I was recommended Bitlocker for Windows 7, not used it myself but good reviews.

    I have used McAfee Endpoint Encryption (was Safeboot), once setup its quite a good product, have also used the Sophos one thats good too but would personally go down the TrueCrypt route if it was for a handful of laptops.

    Sophos and Safeboot both integrate with AD.

  2. #17
    GazN's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2011
    Location
    St Aspah
    Posts
    23
    Thank Post
    2
    Thanked 7 Times in 6 Posts
    Rep Power
    7
    Sophos do an encryption program which will allow a laptop disc to be encrypted. We have used it on XP only, not tried it on Windows 7.

  3. #18

    sparkeh's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Posts
    6,804
    Thank Post
    1,298
    Thanked 1,659 Times in 1,112 Posts
    Blog Entries
    22
    Rep Power
    507
    We use Sophos Safeguard as its in the security suite and integrated into the console.
    Works well on XP and 7.

  4. #19
    Alis_Klar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    East Birmingham
    Posts
    291
    Thank Post
    148
    Thanked 21 Times in 11 Posts
    Rep Power
    18
    Sophos usb encryption will encrypt any removable storage inserted. Correct? If not is there a policy to allow only read only access for non-encrypted storage?

    I've found that the performance hit with TrueCrypt is larger than expected on a new dual core laptop. Windows experience index is unaffected however.

  5. #20

    Join Date
    Mar 2010
    Location
    Bedfordshire
    Posts
    7
    Thank Post
    1
    Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
    Rep Power
    0
    Quote Originally Posted by Arthur View Post
    +1 for the same reasons. Plus these...

    1. The recovery keys are stored safely in Active Directory.
    2. MDT and SCCM can automate the initial encryption of the drive.
    3. You can access the files on an encrypted drive in Windows PE (after you have supplied the recovery password). Good if you can't boot into Windows 7 or 8 and need to get the data off the drive.
    4. Windows 8 can encrypt just the space occupied with data which saves a lot of time with large HDDs. Both TrueCrypt and Windows 7 have to encrypt everything (even the empty space).
    5. eDrive support in Windows 8 means you can encrypt drives in a few seconds. Hard drives that have built-in hardware-based encryption are also supported (there should be less of a performance hit with these).
    6. Bitlocker To Go seems simpler for staff to understand compared to TrueCrypt and doesn't required any additional software to be installed.
    7. Can be controlled through Group Policy.

    I agree, BitLocker here (Windows 7). SCCM Task Seq turns it on and backs up Recovery Key to AD. BLTG for USB pens also with Recovery Key backup to AD.

SHARE:
+ Post New Thread
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 4th May 2011, 12:16 PM
  2. Encryption of disk volumes
    By dhicks in forum *nix
    Replies: 8
    Last Post: 19th June 2008, 10:16 PM
  3. MS Publisher 2000 - Disk Full error
    By Gatt in forum Office Software
    Replies: 17
    Last Post: 5th February 2006, 08:22 AM

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •