When you need to protect the privacy of an email message, encrypt it. Encrypting an email message in Outlook means it’s converted from readable plain text into scrambled ciphertext. Only the recipient can decipher the message for reading. Any other recipient sees indecipherable text. Outlook supports Message Encryption (Information Rights Management). When to use Encryption […]
Background: Check Point users faced an issue when they wanted to change their expired passwords when logging into to the VPN via the SecureClient. Although they had been prompted to change password their attempts were not successful. I did some investigation into this and discovered that SSL needs to be allowed for LDAP communication for […]
Big thanks to “Jijo Chacko” for sharing this script with me. Very useful to check the Bitlocker encryption status of computers in your environment. Function Get-BitlockerInfo() <# .SYNOPSIS Retrieves Bitlocker Encryption information. .DESCRIPTION Retrieves Bitlocker Encryption information from Multiple computers. .PARAMETER Machinelist File name and path of the file contains machine information. .B.N.E […]
If you have enabled Bitlocker encryption on your Windows client and wondering how far along you are in the initial encryption process this quick PowerShell command will help you. Steps The first step is to turn on BitLocker Next, Right click PowerShell and select Run as Administrator Issue the following command: manage-bde -status c: to show the status […]
As Bruce Schneier wrote “TrueCrypt WTF” I am curious about the status of TrueCrypt one of my favorite tools. There seems to be many summaries about this story . You can find them: Here on Slashdot Here on Hacker News Here on Reddit I am waiting for more details, lets see what plays out.