Microsoft's BitLocker Alters the Security Dynamic

A feature that automatically encrypts laptop hard drives will likely be the first thing security managers look at when the enterprise edition of Microsoft's new Vista operating system ships later this month. The feature, BitLocker, will intensify the spotlight on an area that has become a major concern for big companies in recent years.

In many states, an organization whose data has been breached must notify customers. It may also have to modify the customers' credit card information and offer credit card protection services. Laptop theft is one of the most common sources of compromised data, according to the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse. Microsoft's BitLocker Alters the Security Dynamic

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