Harddisk Encryption

Jeremy Schoenhaar jeremy at fam-schoenhaar.de
Fri Nov 24 18:25:06 GMT 2006

Am Freitag, den 24.11.2006, 19:01 +0200 schrieb Karoliina Salminen:
> Hi,
> > Full disk encryption is an important security feature, especially for mobile
> > devices. I am quite surprised why no Linux distribution is offering this yet
> > as a default installation option. Surely this would be benefical for Ubuntu.
> This would make the distribution a lot more attractive to companies with
> laptop computers on the emloyees because the emloyees' laptops may contain
> confidential information which then goes to wrong hands if the laptop
> gets e.g. stolen.
> Many companies have a policy in place where they require the
> encryption, but not everybody who would like to use it are hackers
> enough to do it without an UI.
> It would be great if there would be easy setup UI and/or easy way to do this
> at install time if chosen so.
> Best Regards,
> Karoliina Salminen
> http://www.karoliinasalminen.com/blog
That was also a thought that I had, I think it would also make Ubuntu
more attractive to the security minded windows "convertee".

Jeremy Schoenhaar

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