[unisog] File protection in a Windows Environment

Michael Holstein michael.holstein at csuohio.edu
Tue Dec 6 20:45:21 GMT 2005


>   We are evaluating solutions for protecting the confidentiality of 
> electronic files / documents.  Our Employee Relations area is concerned 
> about making sure that no one can view their files, including technical 
> staff.  We are a "Microsoft shop" both on the desktop and servers.

Stay away from Microsoft's EFS then, since the "key recovery" role can 
be assumed by an administrator.

I'll second the recommendation for Truecrypt (www.truecrypt.org).

Regards,

Michael Holstein CISSP GCIA
Cleveland State University


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