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Re: Full Disk - Media encryption
From: "Bohlk, Christopher J." <cbohlk () PACE EDU>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 14:31:58 +0000

Hi All,

I was wondering if anyone is using TrueCrypt to encrypt their laptops with FDE?  If so, how are you handling password 
management if a user forgets their password?  Are you storing the these passwords in a secure location where 
administrators can retrieve them if needed?  


Chris Bohlk, CISSP
Pace University
Information Security Officer
Information Technology Services (ITS)
235 Elm Road, West Hall 212A
Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510

-----Original Message-----
From: The EDUCAUSE Security Constituent Group Listserv [mailto:SECURITY () LISTSERV EDUCAUSE EDU] On Behalf Of David 
Sent: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 9:14 PM
Subject: Re: [SECURITY] Full Disk - Media encryption

UNM Hospitals has encrypted all laptops with McAfee MEE FDE. So I have a number of other units in the HSC.
Just upgraded to McAfee EPO and are looking forward to encrypting workstations with the autoboot component of the new 

Cheers --grish
David D. Grisham
David Grisham, Ph.D.,  CISM, CRISC
Manager, IT Security,
UNM Hospitals, IT Division
Suite 3131
933 Bradbury Drive, SE
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87106
Ph: (505) 272-5657 

Jim Furstenbrg <JamesFurstenberg () FERRIS EDU> 5/29/2013 8:47 AM >>>
Looking for any advice and feedback on Vendor Solutions for Full Disk Encryption  (FDE) and Media Disk encryption 

We currently use Checkpoint -- however their new version E80.xx does not 
support  our Symantec 12.1, 12.2 etc  anti-maleware endpoint solution -- 
so we are forced to seek another vendor for our encryption needs.

Checkpoint FDE/MDE was clunky and we have had lots of issues with it , so 
this is an opportunity for us. 

I just wanted to see what folks have found success with and if there are 
any recommendations. 

Thank you.

Jim Furstenberg |IT Security Analyst CISSP, C|EH

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