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EFS

(Encrypting File System) An encryption system in the Windows NTFS file system, starting with Windows XP Pro. EFS enables users to encrypt their data in storage with the use of a password.

EFS Vs. BitLocker
Two encryption systems come with Windows. EFS works at the file level, and users decide which files to encrypt. In contrast, BitLocker encrypts everything on the drive. See BitLocker.

Double Encryption
EFS encrypts files with a symmetric key that is itself encrypted with the user's public key and stored along with the encrypted data. To decrypt the file, the file encryption key (FEK) is decrypted with the user's private key, which reveals the symmetric key to decrypt the data. A symmetric key is used because it is faster than the public/private key system. See secret key cryptography, public key cryptography and NTFS.
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Unique to this solution is the intuitive XStream EFS Auditing Dashboard that provides administrators a high-level view of activity with the ability to drill down to individual users and files.
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We are pleased to announce the acquisition of SecurePlus and welcome its addition to the EFS Facilities Services family that firmly positions us as a one stop solution for IFM requirements," Chauhan said.
The SecurePlus acquisition integrates the provision of security services as part of the self-delivered service offerings of EFS Group in line with our strategic vision to provide a truly integrated facilities management services to our clients.
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EFS has established a proprietary network of over 14,000 accepting locations in the US and Canada for the over the road fleet industry and services a diverse base of more than 17,000 customers.
Tariq Chauhan, group CEO, EFS Facilities Services, said: "This contract is an important win for EFS in Saudi Arabia as we look to expand our list of prestigious clients like Boeing in the kingdom and establish a sustainable FM practice.
We believe that developing skills of the FM workforce is one of the key strategic tools for successful implementation of an integrated service management strategy,' said Tariq Chauhan, Group Chief Operating Officer, EFS Facilities Services.
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Luc Douay of UPMC and CSO of EFS Ile de France, who pioneered this work.