RE: Transporting source code securely
From: Meidinger Christopher (chris.meidinger_at_badenIT.de)
Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2005 14:53:48 +0200 To: "Bill Stout" <email@example.com>, <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Are they carrying linux machines or windows machines with them?
If they are linux machines, they could us an encrypted archive (dmcrypt
+ luks) and access it over sftp - or even smb filesharing.
If they are windows machines, format, install linux, and use above
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bill Stout [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2005 11:40 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Transporting source code securely
> Our developers occasionally debug at customers sites, and
> need to bring
> about a Gig of proprietary source code with them.
> I'd like to secure the media they take with them in case they lose it.
> I don't want to add software to the debugged machine in order
> to access
> and decrypt the media they bring. Both PGP and WinZip
> require software
> to be loaded, although PGP acts like a disk, WinZip requires
> to use encrypted files (not usable).
> I'm also skeptical of the portable biometric drives. It
> appears that if
> the drive were removed, it could be read in cleartext.
> What is used out there to transport source code securely?
> Bill Stout