Tag Archives: Bitlocker

Bitlocker on SSDs: Microsoft Security Advisory Notification (Nov. 6, 2018)

[German]Microsoft has released a new Security Advisory on November 6, 2018 with hints for hardware and software encryption on Bitlocker SSD drives. Fits to a topic that I mentioned a few hours ago in a separate blog post. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1803: Fix for Bitlocker bug in Nov. 2018?

[German]Brief note for administrators and users of Windows 10 Version 1803 in enterprise environment using Bitlocker encryption. Microsoft plans to fix the Bitlocker bug, which deactivates the function during update installation, with a patch scheduled for November 2018. Advertising

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How to find weak passwords in Active Directory and eliminate them with PowerShell

[Sponsored Post]Weak or compromised passwords are a known gateway for attackers. If you are able to identify which users in Active Directory (AD) are threatened by this, then PowerShell can help to remedy it. However, PowerShell scripts cannot eliminate basic AD deficits, other tools are needed for this. More ...

Windows 10 V1803: No BitLocker recovery backup in AD

[German]Companies using BitLocker should be careful when upgrading to Windows 10 V1803. BitLocker recovery information cannot be backed up to Active Directory (AD). Here a short hint to save you a longer troubleshooting. Advertising

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Windows 10 V1607: Hyper-V/Bitlocker/DeviceGuard as upgrade stopper

Users of Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise facing an issue during upgrading from version 1511 to version 1607. After first reboot Bitlocker is causing a serious problem. Advertising

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