If you work in an organization that utilizes laptops, and has data that you do not want to fall into the wrong hands (be they competitors or foreign agents), you will want to take a look at the new laptop Data Encryption Guide released by the TechNet Solution Accelerators Team.
The Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs provides tested guidance and powerful tools to help you protect your organization’s most vulnerable data. The strategies outlined in this Toolkit are easy to understand, and the guidance shows you how to optimize two key encryption technologies already available to you in Microsoft Windows XP or Windows Vista: the Encrypting File System (EFS) and Microsoft BitLocker Drive Encryption (BitLocker).
The Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs shows you how to effectively use both EFS and BitLocker across your organization. The Toolkit also provides you with software tools and scripts to help you centrally configure, deploy, and manage encryption settings on all your mobile PCs.
The Toolkit consists of four components. The Executive Overview and Security Analysis documents are available now, and the remaining components will be released during the first half of 2007.
The four components that make up the Data Encryption Toolkit for Mobile PCs are:
Interested in other Solution Accelerators for Security and Compliance? Visit the Microsoft Security Guidance page.