Doing our part for BitLocker™ Drive Encryption: Particular requirements around partitioning

On May 23-25, members of the BitLocker team participated in the Windows Hardware Engineering Conference (WinHEC) in Seattle. It was a successful event for us, and we even got some mentions in keynote speeches. Everyone we talked to understood the importance of encrypting the entire disk volume, and there was a great deal of excitement…

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Why you need to own your Trusted Platform Module (TPM)

You might think that having your TPM security hardware be “owned” may not be a good thing. If you’re well-versed in slang, you’re excused. However, to own or “take ownership” of your computer’s TPM is actually desirable for both functionality and security.   Taking ownership of the TPM allows you to make full use of…

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