Solved

encryption of data at rest on server

Posted on 2016-09-14
6
88 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-14
Hi experts,

What are there some solutions for encryption of data at rest (cost effective) besides bitlocker.
0
Comment
Question by:shpresa
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 5
6 Comments
 
LVL 55

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 41798806
I see no point in naming softwares, when there are no requirements named :-)
->Are your systems GPT based or MBR
->Are they equipped with a TPM?
->Do you trust your own employees?

These 3 questions are very important when choosing such a software.
0
 

Author Comment

by:shpresa
ID: 41798863
THank you.

NO, i have a small company, and we have  a cloud solution (Armor). our servers our 2012 windows. THey are equipped with TPM. I m not sure if I have GPT or MBR.

We want to protect ourselves with encryption at rest from other technical users from our cloud provider and other breaches.
0
 
LVL 55

Accepted Solution

by:
McKnife earned 500 total points
ID: 41799284
Let's revisit these 3 questions.
1 GPT/MBR - Win10 and Win8.1 use GPT by default, while win7 uses MBR. If you have win10/win8.1, then many encryptors will not work for you, including the popular freewares disk cryptor, veracrypt and truecrypt.
2 They have TPM modules? That's very fine. Then we can skip answering Q3 because with a TPM in place, you can protect against certain attack scenarios where employees use their own password to unlock the disk in order to manipulate it offline.

So please answer 1. What OS' do you use/plan to use in the near future?
0
Threat Trends for MSPs to Watch

See the findings.
Despite its humble beginnings, phishing has come a long way since those first crudely constructed emails. Today, phishing sites can appear and disappear in the length of a coffee break, and it takes more than a little know-how to keep your clients secure.

 
LVL 55

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 41799298
Sorry, I must have been blind, this is about server OS', you wrote. So on server OS', GPT would have been the standard for windows server 2012 and higher. If I remember correctly, 2008 R2 was still MBR.
[Edit: corrected GPT to MBR]
0
 
LVL 55

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 41801237
So... it's been a day. Could you answer that question about your current/future server OS' so that we can carry on, please?
0
 
LVL 55

Expert Comment

by:McKnife
ID: 41824884
shpresa, how are you doing?
0

Featured Post

[Live Webinar] The Cloud Skills Gap

As Cloud technologies come of age, business leaders grapple with the impact it has on their team's skills and the gap associated with the use of a cloud platform.

Join experts from 451 Research and Concerto Cloud Services on July 27th where we will examine fact and fiction.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

In 2017, ransomware will become so virulent and widespread that if you aren’t a victim yourself, you will know someone who is.
Businesses who process credit card payments have to adhere to PCI Compliance standards. Here’s why that’s important.
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …
With Secure Portal Encryption, the recipient is sent a link to their email address directing them to the email laundry delivery page. From there, the recipient will be required to enter a user name and password to enter the page. Once the recipient …

617 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question