System-Wide Security is achieved with BitLocker. File, folder or external drive encryption can be achieved with either Bitlocker, Bitlocker ToGo or TrueCrypt (please see "Other Tools" below.
PLEASE NOTE: Encryption can be an extremely lengthy process. It is important that the PC or laptop be powered by the power adapter and uninterrupted during the encryption process or data will be lost. Please allow 8 hours or more for encryption.
Here are some ways to enable enhanced security for EBV laptops that require it.
Click Run, or type gpedit.msc into the Seach Field and press the enter key
If the application did not open Click on GPedit.msc from the search results
Navigate through the Policy Keys
Computer Configuration > Administrative Templates > Windows Components > BitLocker Drive Encryption > Operating System Drives
In the Settings Section (middle) click on Require Additional Authentication at Startup
Click Allow Bitlocker without a compatible TPM
|TrueCrypt||Drive Encryption||Virtual encrypted disk, Entire partition or dick or device, encryption of Operating system|
|UltraShredder||Secure File Deletion||Deletes sensitive files by overwriting them with random characters|
|DBAN||Secure Disk Wiping||A self-contained boot disk that securely wipes hard disks|
|Keepass||Secure Password Safe||Password manager that encrypts password database with a single passcode|