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BitLocker to Go READER in Windows 10

Microsoft has provided BitLocker since the Enterprise and Ultimate versions of Windows Vista and Windows 7. The Vista release could only encrypt operating system partitions (with some extended capability through the command line tool). Windows 7 inclusion extended whole drive encryption capabilities to additional partitions and to removable drives. Encryption of removable drives was labeled … Continue reading BitLocker to Go READER in Windows 10

Video – How To Erase Data Permanently in Windows with Cipher

Most computer users think that when they empty the Recycle Bin, that data is gone forever. Unless the FBI or Interpol decide to use a scanning electron microscope, there’s no way someone can recover the information. Right? Wrong. That data is usually still laying around on the hard drive. Data remnants, or pieces of information … Continue reading Video – How To Erase Data Permanently in Windows with Cipher

Windows 7 – How to use Cipher.exe – A Critical Win 7 security Tool

The Cipher.exe command line tool was originally released with Windows 2000, commensurate with the release of NTFS V5.0 and the ability to use the Encrypting File System (EFS). Microsoft continues to upgrade the tool as Windows Operating System security solutions evolve. With the release of Windows 7, the Cipher command becomes a critical component of … Continue reading Windows 7 – How to use Cipher.exe – A Critical Win 7 security Tool