Full Disk Encryption Tag

Introducing Managed Encryption FDE Essentials for Windows

MFG Managed Encryption is pleased to now be able to offer a new Full Disk Encryption (FDE) License Type for Windows called ‘Essentials’ - for customers requiring a more basic, cost-friendly, yet highly secure Full Disk Encryption solution. The ‘full’ Windows FDE client license has been renamed to ‘FDE Enterprise’, so now your customers will be able to choose from Enterprise or Essentials, depending on their requirements. Enterprise vs. Essentials The primary objective of FDE Essentials is to provide customers with a new lower-cost Full Disk Encryption option with lighter functionality and a simplified set of options, all-the-while maintaining all the security benefits of the Enterprise solution. The Essentials license uses only BitLocker encryption and users can authenticate using a password (there is no Token or Smart Card support). Essentials acts as a BitLocker management program and helps protect data and monitor and administer the built-in encryption in Microsoft Windows. You will be able to identify...

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Prepare your business for Post-Brexit Cyber Security Challenges

Brexit has thrown up a lot of uncertainty in the UK - economically, politically and commercially. But for businesses surveying the post-Brexit landscape, one consideration is unlikely to lose any of its relevance for companies in the UK and that is cyber security. With the transition not complete, regulations such as General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) have put cyber security in the spotlight, while other standards such as ISO 27001 look set to remain pertinent to British firms long after we officially exit the European Union. So what can businesses do now in order to ensure that their cyber security is a 'certainty' post-Brexit? Importance of data encryption In the era of 'Big Data', when businesses typically collate and analyse a huge amount of information, there have never been more reasons to encrypt data. Encryption offers the advantage of securing data wherever it is within an organisation's infrastructure. What's more, it can preserve the...

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