Locking up Linux: Creating a Cryptobook
Laptop computers have become indispensable to business because of the portability they offer, but this mobility inherently conflicts with another modern essential: security. One common solution to this dilemma is the use of encryption. To that end, the guys at Tom's Hardware wrote an article examining the cost, capability, and complexity of three cryptographic solutions for Linux laptops.
Cryptographic storage solutions are an essential part of securing confidential information from exposure to the wrong individuals. Crypto systems are designed to safeguard intellectual property, trade secrets or personal information. They can take on many forms, offer varying levels of functionality, and contain any number of features to suit a variety of operating circumstances and environments.