Bitlocker is a component of Pro and Enterprise editions of Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012 that enables you to protect the contents of your hard drive through encryption. It is also available in Enterprise versions of Windows Vista and 7. It is viewed as more of a business option vs. a consumer option, but consumers...

There are rumors on the web that Skydrive (Microsoft’s online storage service) will support Bitlocker. As a refresher, BitLocker Drive Encryption is a full disk encryption feature included with the Ultimate and Enterprise editions of Microsoft’s Windows Vista and Windows 7 desktop operating systems, as well as the...