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I was wondering - what's better (faster, safer, etc.) for local disks (e.g. for disks in laptops that could be easily stolen): encrypt a filesystem or encrypt the block device under the filesystem?
Kernel key management
Posted Nov 22, 2006 19:21 UTC (Wed) by arjan (subscriber, #36785)
HOwever encrypting files is more convenient for several things: for example if you need to legally remove all data from a certain person... all you need to do is destroy his key now, and that takes care automatically of all your backup tapes too ;)
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