Articles tagged: bitlocker
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.
If your password is used to encrypt your hard disk, how can you change your password and still be able to decrypt your disk?
Laptops are portable, convenient, and easily lost. If lost, all your data could easily be available to the finder. Encryption is the answer.
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.