Re: Laptop Encryption & Write Permissions

Why not encrypt the whole disk? There are several products that allow both
what you propose and also full partition encryption
even a free one (Compusec).



I am looking into encryption for laptops. Specifically, I like the idea
of only encrypting one of two partitions (the non-OS holding partition).
This partition would hold data and programs for the user, and the
unencrypted partition would hold the OS. =20 Is it simple permissions to
force users to write data (including swap and all temporary files) to
the encrypted partition? Essentially, for the user the OS part would be
read only.


Casey DeBerry
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