Proposal: Personal Data Encryption (maybe SoC?)
jjpfeifferjr at comcast.net
Wed Mar 21 17:18:21 CET 2007
Tobias Gruetzmacher writes:
>> It doesn't have to be complicated, check out this screencast
>> http://people.freedesktop.org/~david/crypto/ showing LUKS integration
>> into Gnome.
>I know of this integration. I have setup many devices with LUKS
>encryption. But I really don't want to ask the user "How big should your
>encrypted space be?" on a mobile device. It should just work when the
>user selects the "Please encrypt my personal data" checkbox... When
>repartitioning, one has to do ugly stuff to preserve the existing data.
>ecryptfs/encfs is just as easy as mounting into an empty directory and
>moving the data there. No low-level fiddling with the partitions to do at
Right -- these look like good approaches, but to a different problem.
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