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Full Disk Encryption
Full Disk Encryption or Whole Disk Encryption is a phrase that was coined by Seagate to describe their encrypting hard drive. Under such a system, the entire contents of a hard drive are encrypted. This is different from Full Volume Encryption where only certain partitions are encrypted.
Some examples of full disk encryption:
- Network Appliance (Decru)
- http://www.decru.com/products/pdf/dsEseries.pdf (NetApps DataFort)
- http://www.decru.com/products/ltkm.htm (Decru Lifetime key Management)
- http://www.forensicswiki.org/images/6/6f/Securing_Storage_White_Paper.pdf (Decru white paper)
- Jetico BestCrypt
- Securstar driveCrypt DriveCrypt 4.20 - 1344Bit Hard Disk Encryption
- Eracom Technology DiskProtect
- Hitachi Bulk Data Encryption
- Transparent file system and swap encryption for Linux using the Linux 2.6 device mapper. Supports various ciphers and LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup).
- Transparent file system and swap encryption for Linux using the loopback device and AES.
- SafeGuard Easy
- Certified according to Common Criteria EAL3 and FIPS 140-2
- Encryption algorithms supported: AES (128 and 256 bit) and IDEA (128 bit)
- Provides complete hard drive encryption including the boot disk.