Articles tagged: bitlocker

Whole Disk Encryption

Does Whole-disk Encryption Impact Computer Performance?

Whole-disk encryption has only minimal impact on the performance of modern computers and hard drives. I’ll review why that’s the case and outline something more important: your ability to access the data when something goes wrong.

Your password unlocks the key, which unlocks the data

How Is it Possible to Change a Password Without Re-encrypting an Encrypted Disk?

If your password is used to encrypt your hard disk, how can you change your password and still be able to decrypt your disk?

Leo on the Desktop

Tip of the Day: Shut Down When Traveling

BitLocker Recovery Key

Why I (No Longer) Avoid BitLocker

BitLocker is fine encryption if used properly. The problem is that it’s too easy for the average user to skip steps that could result in data loss.