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From: "Shamblin, Quinn" <qrs () BU EDU>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2013 19:30:14 +0000
We talked to a number of encryption vendors and we ended up with one that's more of an ankle biter than a Gartner
leader. We went with secureDoc, at the time their price point was much more attractive than McAfee, Symantec, PGP
(they were separate then) and a few others, plus secureDoc supports Mac as well as Windows. We have had some
implementation challenges, but I attribute those 2 hour and not connecting this solution directly to our active
directory as designed. We're going to make that connection sometime within the next couple of weeks and we hope two at
that point see the installation of this solution to be much more streamlined.
We didn't go with BitLocker and FileVault directly at that time because of the challenges in backing up the decryption
key in case the person loses their password. Enterprise key escrow is pretty important when trying to protect the
ability for the university to continue to access its own resources.
I'm happy to chat about this more offline if you'd like. 617-358-6310
Quinn R Shamblin .
Executive Director of Information Security, Boston University
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Subject: [SECURITY] Encryption
We're on a fast growing campus here at the University of Washington Bothell. We're in the initial stages of exploring
encryption and I was wondering if anyone out there had any thoughts or suggestions on this topic?
So far we're looking at using BitLocker and maybe EFS. We're also looking at Dell's Data Protection Solution.
University of Washington Bothell