Assignment 2 - Discuss how BitLocker and BitLocker To Go...

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Discuss how BitLocker and BitLocker To Go protect data using the text Internet and/or your job as reference for full credit “You can use BitLocker Drive Encryption to help protect all files stored on the drive Windows is installed on (operating system drive) and on fixed data drives (such as internal hard drives).”(Microsoft). That is the definition provided from the Microsoft website, it is pretty self- explanatory. Currently BitLocker is available for people running Windows Vista and up. I do also believe that it came already available on Windows 8.1 Pro and Enterprise edition. “BitLocker provides full volume encryption on any volumes (even Windows boot volumes) by working in conjunction with encryption keys that are automatically generated during the BitLocker initiation process.” (Wlodarz, 2013). You need what is called a Trusted Platform Module (TPM) Chip along with a PIN (if you enable it) that allows access to the data. “For systems that do not have
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