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LANDESK Mac Management Part 5: FileVault Hard Drive Encryption and Key Management

LANDESK Mac Management Part 5: FileVault Hard Drive Encryption and Key Management

In part 5 of this LANDESK Mac Management series, we’ll use Apple’s FileVault and a LANDESK Security Suite license to enable encryption on the hard drive as well as to collect the individual recovery key from the machine; storing that key in a unique database table on the core server independent from the computer record.

Note: This feature is only enabled with a LANDESK Security Suite license.

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  • Nine41 Consulting | Secure Your Mac with a Firmware Password
    Posted at 11:37h, 16 August Reply

    […] Well, a user account with its associated permissions can only protect a disk, with its associated data, when the operating system for that account is running. Therefore, a stolen Mac without a firmware password set, can be booted to an alternate boot volume (think NetBoot or NetInstall) making all of the data on that Mac is accessible (assuming the hard drive is not encrypted, which it should be, see this previous blog post). […]

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