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Friday, August 18, 2006

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.

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2 Comments:

  • Encryption is an essential security precaution for any laptop. I'm glad you brough this up - there is so much dialogue about stolen laptops these days, and not enough about possible solutions... which is why thefts are still prevailent.

    By Anonymous mila, at 3:27 PM  

  • I JUST read an article about that same software that you just mentioned.

    http://seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/personaltechnology/2003209737_ptinbo19.html

    Sounds like something worth looking into...

    By Anonymous Anonymous, at 4:38 PM  

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