Bitlocker Drive Encryption in Windows 7

BitLocker Drive Encryption

Microsoft Windows 7 has brought many new features in regards to user interaction and system security. One of the core features is BitLocker driver encryption tool that allows users to encrypt all the data in partitions or volumes.

BitLocker was first introduced with Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 and its successful application has made it to be a part of latest Microsoft operating system i.e. Windows 7. The BitLocker in Windows 7, however, has a new addition as it enables users to encrypt the removable drives as well. BitLocker encryption uses three authentication mechanisms for the encryption of the data.