Password Security: Hashcat Can Crack 55 Character Passwords.

Wired is reporting that the password cracking program “ocl-Hashcat-plus” is now able to crack passwords up to 55 characters long.  The importance of strong, unique passwords is not lost on people who use managed laptop disk encryption like AlertBoot FDE.  However, at some point, one has to wonder whether lengthier passwords are the answer to […] read more

Full Disk Encryption: Researchers Find Browser’s Cache Is Full Of Sensitive Data.

Researchers have found that the cache folder of your browser, regardless of which one you use, could very easily contain personal information.  An easy way to counter this problem is to clear your cache.  Or, to use the private mode (aka, porn mode) that is present in all major web browsers.  Using laptop encryption like […] read more

Managed Full Disk Encryption: City Of Macon Could Have Prevented Loss Of Data The Easy Way.

According to The Telegraph at macon.com, the Sheriff’s Office is investigating how computers that contained sensitive data ended up on the auction block at govdeals.com.  The use of managed full disk encryption like AlertBoot would have prevented this particular data breach quite easily: it would have been a matter of “deleting” the machine from the […] read more