Windows Vista’s Full Volume Encryption & TPM, part 3: links & background reading

Paul Thurrott indicates that FVE will appear in Enterprise & Ultimate editions of Vista:
http://www.winsupersite.com/showcase/winvista_beta1_vs_tiger_02.asp

Bart DeSmet digs in deep on EFS, TPM, Secure Startup and more:
http://community.bartdesmet.net/blogs/bart/archive/2005/08/17/3471.aspx

David Berlind speculates on possible incompatibility between Vista/TPM & virtual machine technology:
http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoftvistas/?p=17

George Ou shines light on a potential key export “backdoor” for FVE, and his ideas on why smartcards would be an ideal FVE key storage mechanism:
http://blogs.zdnet.com/Ou/?p=109

William Knight vaguely alludes to some proprietary algorithms used in FVE that could lead to “a possibility of in-memory attacks for keys.”
http://www.contractoruk.com/002386.html

David Berlind speculates again on a possible use of the TPM by Windows Product Activation (totally unconfirmed at this point):
http://blogs.zdnet.com/microsoftvistas/?p=44

An out-of-date but still “best there is” collection of TPM-related hardware, software and integration information:
http://www.tonymcfadden.net/tpmvendors.html

And last but not least, Microsoft’s Technical Overview of FVE:
http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/system/platform/pcdesign/secure-start_tech.mspx

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