Data Encryption Software Issues: GPUs Breaks 9-Character Passwords In 48 Days, CPU Takes 43 Years.

The hardest way to attack a computer protected with AlertBoot hard disk encryption is brute-forcing its encryption key.  The easiest?  Guessing the password (well, on a purely technical basis.  Threatening someone with a knife or gun works even better, but that’s an entirely different aspect of data security). Pcpro.co.uk has an article on how GPUs […] read more

Data Encryption And Security: Should We Be Concerned About Breach Fatigue?.

In many corners of the world, the loss of a portable computer that holds sensitive data leads to a data breach notification, especially in those cases where proper security such as laptop encryption software like AlertBoot was not used. At the rate things are going, breach fatigue — the desensitization that occurs from receiving too […] read more