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Re: Security Flaw in Popular Disk Encryption Technologies
- To: Uwe Doering <gemini_(_at_)_geminix_(_dot_)_org>
- Subject: Re: Security Flaw in Popular Disk Encryption Technologies
- From: Achim Patzner <ap_(_at_)_bnc_(_dot_)_net>
- Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2008 11:28:27 +0100
- Cc: freebsd-hackers_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org, "David E. Thiel" <lx_(_at_)_FreeBSD_(_dot_)_org>
Am 25.02.2008 um 23:48 schrieb Uwe Doering:
Since it hasn't been mentioned so far: There are hard disk drives
that do encryption on the firmware level, so you don't have to store
keys on the OS level.
I wouldn't go that far as there isn't (better: I didn't find)
enough documentation on their mechanisms to satisfy my curiosity.
You might want to take a look at eNova (http://www.enovatech.net/)
who are pointing at interesting hardware using their crypto technology.