Chapter 15. TPM and BitLocker Drive Encryption

Many of the security features built into the Windows operating system are designed to protect a computer from attacks by individuals accessing the computer over the network or from the Internet. But what about when individuals have direct physical access to a computer? When someone has direct physical access to a computer, many of Windows security safeguards don’t apply. For example, if someone can boot a computer—even if it is to another operating system they’ve installed—he or she could gain access to any data stored on the computer, ...

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