• Taming BitLocker and other encryption methods


    Susan Bradley

    By Susan Bradley

    Our audience consists of several different segments. As a result, there are many different risk levels.

    My risk tolerance may not be the same as yours, and vice versa. Ultimately, it comes down to your specific comfort level in your specific environment. And, of course, risk levels change over time.

    Once upon a time, we would authenticate to our mail providers in plain text, with usernames and passwords clearly visible, and send all emails in the same fashion. You could “tap” the line with special equipment read every email – in the clear. That’s no longer considered secure, so now nearly all mail providers offer some sort of protection, especially for the credentials.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (21.06.0, 2024-02-05).