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BitLocker is a [[Microsoft]] [[Full Volume Encryption]] solution first included with the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of [[Windows|Windows Vista]].  
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'''BitLocker Disk Encryption''' is a [[Microsoft]] [[Full Volume Encryption]] solution first included with the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of [[Windows|Windows Vista]].  
  
 
== Indicator ==  
 
== Indicator ==  
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== See Also ==
 
== See Also ==
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[[BitLocker To Go]]
 
[[Defeating Whole Disk Encryption]]
 
[[Defeating Whole Disk Encryption]]
  
 
== External Links ==
 
== External Links ==
  
* Conducting forensic analysis on BitLocker protected volumes was discussed in the paper [http://jessekornblum.com/research/papers/bitlocker.pdf Implementing BitLocker for Forensic Analysis].
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* Conducting forensic analysis on BitLocker protected volumes was discussed in the paper [http://jessekornblum.com/publications/di09.html Implementing BitLocker for Forensic Analysis].
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitLocker_Drive_Encryption Wikipedia entry on BitLocker]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BitLocker_Drive_Encryption Wikipedia entry on BitLocker]
 
* [http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista/en/library/c61f2a12-8ae6-4957-b031-97b4d762cf311033.mspx?mfr=true Microsoft's Step by Step Guide]
 
* [http://technet2.microsoft.com/WindowsVista/en/library/c61f2a12-8ae6-4957-b031-97b4d762cf311033.mspx?mfr=true Microsoft's Step by Step Guide]

Revision as of 22:00, 12 February 2009

BitLocker Disk Encryption is a Microsoft Full Volume Encryption solution first included with the Enterprise and Ultimate editions of Windows Vista.

Indicator

Drives protected with BitLocker will have a different signature than the standard NTFS header. Instead, they have in their first sector:
EB 52 90 2D 46 56 45 2D 46 53 2D
or, in ASCII,
eR -FVE-FS-

Algorithm

The program uses either 128 or 256 AES with an elephant diffuser. See the links section for full details.

Recovery Keys

See Also

BitLocker To Go Defeating Whole Disk Encryption

External Links