New in June and July 2021

How much I’ll persist with this month’s new pages, or what state I may leave them in for having to attend to other work, I don’t yet know, but commercial work directed my attention to some particular aspects of BitLocker and I have thought since to develop my curiosity into a wider study.

My estimation has always been that BitLocker offers only very little opportunity for novel programmatic interaction and so does not justify my interest, no matter how much others say that knowing its workings (and its leavings) is important for security and forensics. On these last counts, I am surprised to find how very little has been published about BitLocker as any sort of documentation, and how very little of this little seems reliable.

As for my own look into the topic, some hints of publishable results begin to show. I may yet withdraw this early sketch, though the other side to this is that by announcing here that it’s under way, I spur myself to continuing with it!




A diversion from everyday life, arising from trying to change the music on an old iPod using a newly downloaded iTunes…