Bitlocker encryption bypass

Management types are always trying to push BitLocker rather than third party encryption because its free.   “Free” as in, “included in Windows Professional/Enterprise”.   They never consider the less obvious costs in usability and to the helpdesk.  The Windows guys would even team up with the management types complaining that non-Microsoft full disk encryption …

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LogMeIn Buys LastPass

I was just recommending LastPass on a corporate Chatter.  Then I read that LogMeIn has bought LastPass. LogMeIn isn’t one of my favorite companies IIRC it is quite impossible to block LogMeIn’s enterprise security circumventing product without blocking remote support sessions also.  This is becuase they use the same servers for each.  GoToMyPC on the other …

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HR Recruiting should step it up to obtain top infosec talent

With infosec unemployment approaching 0%, particularly in the DC are where I live, companies need to be competitive in their recruitment.  Jeff Snyder of SecurityRecruiter.com posts an interesting article on this. I changed jobs in 2014 and a lot of this rings true to me. Obviously improvements in salary, telecommuting, vacation, good retirement matching and good retirement …

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