Suppose you were being seated in a roller coaster car. You pull down your lap bar, and the guy sitting next to you refuses, saying he will just hold on while the car twists and turns and flips upside-down, because he finds the restraints uncomfortable. This is obviously foolish; the safety measures are there for a reason, and anyone who doesn’t use them is just asking for trouble.
Business security today is much like our hypothetical roller coaster, with its ups and downs that require protection for our intellectual property and other assets. And one of the most fundamental – yet widely neglected – security measures is the use of full disk encryption (FDE). Let’s look at some of the fundamental questions surrounding FDE, and why you should take another look at it.
Why aren’t more businesses taking advantage of it?