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Re: Encryption:




On Sat, 2008-11-15 at 10:17 -0500, Matthew Flaschen wrote:
> Adalbert Prokop wrote:
> > Jeff Maxwell wrote on Saturday 15 November 2008:
> > 
> >> Which encryption tool/application would be preferred - PGP or other?
> > 
> > If you could be more specific, WHAT you want to encrypt? 
2 items - emails of a sensitive nature and files that may contain
financial or other personal information.
> Here some 
> > suggestions.
> > 
> > - Single files, E-Mails    -> GPG (you might refer to it as PGP)
> > - Directories              -> fuse + encfs
> > - Partitions, file systems -> cryptsetup (possibly with luks)
Thanks for the suggestions.
> 
> I would recommend cryptsetup+luks.  It's convenient, and efficient.  You
> can use a loopback device or any drive you have lying around.  Make sure
> you allocate enough space, though, or you have to reencrypt a new
> partition and move everything over.
> 
> Matt Flaschen

Would not GPG or PGP work for mail and file encryption?



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