Re: suggestion on disk encryption software
From: Jean-Luc Cooke (jlcooke_at_engsoc.org)
Date: 20 Jul 2004 19:46:52 GMT
Disk encryption is a bad idea if you're using it for the wrong reasons.
WHat are you intending to protect? I've generally found Disk-Level
cryhpto of limited use in a Windows environment.
NFS + file-system level crypto is the only truly usful application I've
found thus far (ie. mounting a file from a server as your
/home/$USER dir and having it decrypted/encrypted locally on your
Jim <Jim@nospam.com> wrote:
> I'm considering to buy PGP 8.1 Personal desktop, which comes with PGPDisk.
> My concern about this is that I'm not sure whether it supports 256bit
> encryption or not.
> The reason why I choose PGPDisk is due to the integrated interface with PGP,
> which I use quite often (I'm using the freeware version). I hope it will not
> be a bad choice for disk encryption though.