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  1. Joined : Sep 2016
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    Windows 10
       28 Oct 2016 #21

    D4ni3l said: View Post
    fyi, truecrypt is continuing with VeraCrypt VeraCrypt - Home
    either VeraCrypt or Microsoft BitLocker are good otption
    Is that the official website of VeraCrypt? How can I check if it's a genuine website?
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  2. Joined : Oct 2016
    Posts : 21
    Microsoft Windows 10 x64
       29 Oct 2016 #22

    codeplex is a well known site for many open source software
    idrix is the original site which point to codeplex IDRIX: Cryptography and IT Security Experts
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  3. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 142
    Windows 10
       31 Oct 2016 #23

    I've never heard of Codeplex before...?
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  4. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 2,916
    Windows 10 Pro
       31 Oct 2016 #24

    NiceAndShy said: View Post
    I've never heard of Codeplex before...?
    Microsoft opened the doors of Codeplex at least 10 years ago. There are a lot of newcomers since then, GitHub, Gitlab, Bitbucket, google code (come and gone). About the only thing older is SourceForge.

    And, if you've never heard of any of those sites... it's not surprising you've not heard of Codeplex.
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  5. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 142
    Windows 10
       4 Weeks Ago #25

    Ah, so Codeplex is a site that hosts downloadable apps like Sourceforge?

    I remember there being a huge security breach at Sourceforge a while ago where the downloadable apps contained trojans/viruses and other malicious code...
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  6. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,382
    Windows 10 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #26

    I can tell you how the Federal government protects classified computer systems:
    Amazon.com: Vantec EZ Swap 4 3.5-Inch Aluminum Removable Trayless SATA Hard Drive Rack with LCD and Fan MRK-401ST-BK (Black): Electronics

    When not in use/attended, hard drives are removed from the computers and stored in containers approved for classified material storage. All government hard drives, classified or not, are encrypted with a whole disk encryption program similar to Bitlocker. You can probably google what encryption program the Feds use.

    I have a similar rack installed on my desktop, but I don't use it for my internal SSD. I use it to pop in hard drives to save backup images on and to play with different installations of operating systems. My rack accepts both 3.5" and 2.5" hard drives.
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  7. Joined : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,150
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       4 Weeks Ago #27

    Similar procedures apply for the UK government. Also, applications are locked down and the user can't install programs.
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  8. Joined : Sep 2016
    Posts : 142
    Windows 10
       4 Weeks Ago #28

    NavyLCDR said: View Post
    I can tell you how the Federal government protects classified computer systems:
    Amazon.com: Vantec EZ Swap 4 3.5-Inch Aluminum Removable Trayless SATA Hard Drive Rack with LCD and Fan MRK-401ST-BK (Black): Electronics

    When not in use/attended, hard drives are removed from the computers and stored in containers approved for classified material storage. All government hard drives, classified or not, are encrypted with a whole disk encryption program similar to Bitlocker. You can probably google what encryption program the Feds use.
    Wow, this is an amazing idea so thanks for posting that Amazon link!

    I just tried searching for the encryption/security procedure that governments use, but I couldn't find anything...
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  9. Joined : Jun 2015
    UK
    Posts : 1,150
    Windows 10 Home x64 (Laptop), Windows 10 Pro x64 (Desktop)
       4 Weeks Ago #29

    NiceAndShy said: View Post
    Wow, this is an amazing idea so thanks for posting that Amazon link!

    I just tried searching for the encryption/security procedure that governments use, but I couldn't find anything...
    Perhaps you should ask Mrs Clinton now she has time to reply?
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  10. Joined : Jul 2015
    Posts : 6,382
    Windows 10 Pro
       4 Weeks Ago #30

    Steve C said: View Post
    Perhaps you should ask Mrs Clinton now she has time to reply?
    She wouldn't know anything about government computer encryption.

    NiceAndShy said: View Post
    Wow, this is an amazing idea so thanks for posting that Amazon link!

    I just tried searching for the encryption/security procedure that governments use, but I couldn't find anything...
    Endpoint Encryption Powered by PGP Technology | Symantec
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