Microsoft BitLocker Questions

EwoudSpreeuwenberg
User
May 14 2021

Hi

I'm looking at various Endpoint Encryption products and one of them is Microsoft BitLocker.

Could you please share your personal experience and let me know the pros and cons of this Microsoft product?

Thank you!

James OConnorThe main Pro (vs other encryption products) is that BitLocker is native to the… more »
reviewer1308339Microsoft Bitlocker comes free with Windows but it lacks a full-fledged GUI… more »
Tudor ApMadocOut of the box, Bitlocker doesn’t meet FIPS 140-2 which is really the federal… more »
Project Engineer (Engineer II) at a energy/utilities company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 26 2021

Hi, we're planning to replace PGP with Microsoft BitLocker for our endpoints. What aspects should we take into consideration during this move? 

Thank you!

reviewer1308339Beware to make backup of useful data, then use reverse decryption policy from… more »
James OConnorFrom a licensing perspective, you will want to have management over BitLocker… more »
Tony Kurtis
User at fish bros ltd
Feb 10 2021


I'm researching endpoint protection solutions. How do these two solutions compare?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Mar 29 2021

Hi,

We all know it's really hard to get good pricing and cost information.

Please share what you can so you can help your peers.

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Mar 29 2021

If you were talking to someone whose organization is considering Microsoft BitLocker, what would you say?

How would you rate it and why? Any other tips or advice?

Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Mar 29 2021

Hi Everyone,

What do you like most about Microsoft BitLocker?

Thanks for sharing your thoughts with the community!

Rodney CarlsonIt is a Microsoft product so it falls in line with our organization which… more »
Miriam Tover
Content Specialist
IT Central Station
Mar 29 2021

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with Microsoft BitLocker.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

Julia Frohwein
Content and Social Media Manager
IT Central Station
Mar 29 2021

How do you or your organization use this solution?

Please share with us so that your peers can learn from your experiences.

Thank you!