Re: Can you keep a secret? This encrypted drive can...

2006-11-02 Thread Saqib Ali
Well for one thing, any software based FDE is extremely slow, doubles the file access times, and is a serious drain on the laptop battery. See the URL below for a software based FDE benchmark/analysis: http://www.xml-dev.com/blog/index.php?action=viewtopicid=250 What if the encryption key for

Re: Can you keep a secret? This encrypted drive can...

2006-11-02 Thread Adam Shostack
On Tue, Oct 31, 2006 at 06:50:20PM -0500, Ivan Krsti?? wrote: | On the other hand, Vista is shipping with BitLocker enabled by default | in the upper editions (Enterprise or somesuch), and doesn't rely on Just a nit: as I understand things, Bitlocker is available, but not on, by default.

Re: Can you keep a secret? This encrypted drive can...

2006-11-02 Thread Ivan Krstić
Adam Shostack wrote: Just a nit: as I understand things, Bitlocker is available, but not on, by default. Someone needs to actively flip a switch to make it go. Ah, okay. The notes I jotted down from MacIver's talk at HITB in Malaysia indicate he said it was on by default in the upper