[CentOS] dm-crypt/LUKS the state of the art for block device encryption?

Joshua Baker-LePain jlb17 at duke.edu
Tue Feb 2 17:21:07 UTC 2010


On Tue, 2 Feb 2010 at 12:00pm, Robert P. J. Day wrote

>  it's been a while since i've played with filesystem encryption so,
> on centos 5.4 (and other linux distros), is dm-crypt/LUKS considered
> to be the state of the art WRT encryption?  i remember other solutions
> like loop-aes and others, but what's considered the gold standard
> these days?

dm-crypt/LUKS is what the installer in Fedora sets up these days, so I'd 
say it's still the "standard" solution.

-- 
Joshua Baker-LePain
QB3 Shared Cluster Sysadmin
UCSF


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