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EFS and BitLocker - Vista's crypto dynamic duo

Here are two articles I released explaining the purpose of EFS (Encrypted File System) versus BitLocker in Windows Vista and a step-by-step guide on implementing Vista BitLocker full-volume encryption.  You might be wondering why there are two different data encryption technologies in Vista and this will explain the differences.
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Here are two articles I released explaining the purpose of EFS (Encrypted File System) versus BitLocker in Windows Vista and a step-by-step guide on implementing Vista BitLocker full-volume encryption.  You might be wondering why there are two different data encryption technologies in Vista and this will explain the differences.  There were also quite a few poorly documented and even undocumented gotchas when implementing BitLocker and I show you how to work around them.

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