ForensicsWiki will continue to operate as it has before and will not be shutting down. Thank you for your continued support of ForensicsWiki.

Difference between revisions of "Full Disk Encryption"

From ForensicsWiki
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Hardware Solutions)
(Added BitLocker link)
Line 1: Line 1:
'''Full Disk Encryption''' is a phrase that was coined by [[Seagate]] to describe their encrypting [[hard drive]]. Other examples are below.
+
'''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:
  
 
== Hardware Solutions ==
 
== Hardware Solutions ==
Line 28: Line 30:
  
 
== Software Solutions ==
 
== Software Solutions ==
 +
 +
; [[BitLocker]]
 +
: Part of Windows Vista that uses [[AES]] 128 or 256 bit encryption
  
 
; [[BitArmor]]
 
; [[BitArmor]]

Revision as of 20:31, 25 February 2007

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:

Hardware Solutions

Seagate FDE
http://www.seagate.com/docs/pdf/marketing/PO-Momentus-FDE.pdf
Network Appliance (Decru)
http://www.netapp.com/ftp/decru-fileshredding.pdf
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
http://www.jetico.com/
beCrypt
http://www.becrypt.com/our_products/disk_protect.php
SecureDoc
http://www.smart-cardsys.com/security/securedoc.htm
Securstar driveCrypt DriveCrypt 4.20 - 1344Bit Hard Disk Encryption
http://www.securstar.com/products_drivecryptpp.php
Eracom Technology DiskProtect
http://www.eracom-tech.com/drive_encryption.0.html

Software Solutions

BitLocker
Part of Windows Vista that uses AES 128 or 256 bit encryption
BitArmor
http://www.bitarmor.com/
dm-crypt
Transparent file system and swap encryption for Linux using the Linux 2.6 device mapper. Supports various ciphers and LUKS (Linux Unified Key Setup).
http://www.saout.de/misc/dm-crypt/
loop-AES
Transparent file system and swap encryption for Linux using the loopback device and AES.
http://sourceforge.net/projects/loop-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.
http://www.utimaco.us/products