Is encrypting a /home directory suggested?
Jamie Paul Griffin
jamie at kontrol.kode5.net
Mon Dec 19 13:24:50 UTC 2011
On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 01:12:52PM +0000, Colin Law wrote:
> On 19 December 2011 12:35, LinuxIsOne <reallife at hmamail.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Is encrypting a /home directory (a separate partition in my case) is
> > really recommended?
> Not unless you need to protect the data there in case your machine
> gets stolen or hacked.
I personally feel any form added security is a good idea these days, it certainly isn't a bad idea to encrypt it.
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