Fips compliance bit locker
The update that is described in this article adds support to back up a FIPS-compliant recovery password to AD DS in FIPS compliance mode. Note If you roll back to a restore point that was created before you installed this update, you will be unable to unlock the data and removable drives by using a recovery key or a FIPS-compliant recovery password if the drives are protected by a FIPS. Is BitLocker on a virtual machine still FIPS compliant? Ask Question 8. BitLocker can be used as a cryptographic module to fulfill FIPS security level 1 compliance. In a common setup, USB thumb drives can be used to unlock drives encrypted by BitLocker on startup. BitLocker Group Policy settings can be accessed using the Local Group Policy Editor and the Group Policy Management Console (GPMC) under Computer Configuration\Administrative Templates\Windows Components\BitLocker Drive Encryption. Most of the BitLocker Group Policy settings are applied when BitLocker is initially turned on for a drive.