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Old 06-02-2013, 02:31 PM   #1
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LXer: Disk encryption: This is why you should always use it


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Disk encryption is one of those physical security features that determine whether I install a Linux distribution on any computer I use for serious computing. Whether itís a server, notebook, ultrabook or any other type of *book, if itís not a crash-and-burn unit, the hard disk drive (HDD) has to be encrypted. And no, itís not because I have anything to hide, itís just that personal data should be just that Ė personal, and private. If you are not authorized (by the owner) to see it, you donít.

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Personal data should always be encrypted and even better, hidden (plausibly deniable). As for full disk encryption, it's not my style, and there are better ways to encrypt and hide.
 
  


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