Test if BitLocker uses hardware encryption
According to Microsoft's Security Advisory ADV180028
there are "reports of vulnerabilities in the hardware encryption of certain self-encrypting drives".
Microsoft informs us how to check whether a drive is using hardware encryption by running manage-bde.exe -status
from an elevated command prompt.
If you would like to use a GUI for that, please download it here: Test if BitLocker uses hardware encryption
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