RE: Open source FDE for Win32

2008-02-14 Thread Dave Korn
On 11 February 2008 04:13, Ali, Saqib wrote: I installed TrueCrypt on my laptop and ran some benchmark tests/ Benchmark Results: http://www.full-disk-encryption.net/wiki/index.php/TrueCrypt#Benchmarks Thanks for doing this! Cons: 1) Buffered Read and Buffered Transfer Rate was almost

Re: Open source FDE for Win32

2008-02-14 Thread Hagai Bar-El
Hello Dave, On 13/2/2008 21:26, Dave Korn wrote: Or are you suggesting that it could encrypt each block OTF when it's first accessed, or run the encryption in the background while the system was still live, instead of converting the whole drive in one big bite? Encrypting blocks only when

Re: Open source FDE for Win32

2008-02-13 Thread Ali, Saqib
I installed TrueCrypt on my laptop and ran some benchmark tests/ Benchmark Results: http://www.full-disk-encryption.net/wiki/index.php/TrueCrypt#Benchmarks Pros: 1) Easy to use product. Simple clean interface. Very user-friendly! 2) Free and Open Source 3) Multiple Encryption and Hashing

Re: Open source FDE for Win32

2008-02-13 Thread Hagai Bar-El
Hello, On 11/2/2008 06:13, Ali, Saqib wrote: I installed TrueCrypt on my laptop and ran some benchmark tests/ Benchmark Results: http://www.full-disk-encryption.net/wiki/index.php/TrueCrypt#Benchmarks Pros: 1) Easy to use product. Simple clean interface. Very user-friendly! 2) Free and Open

Open source FDE for Win32

2008-02-09 Thread Hagai Bar-El
List, Finally, an open source FDE (Full Disk Encryption) for Win32. It is the first one I am aware of: www.truecrypt.org TC is not a new player, but starting February 5th (version 5) it also provides FDE. Didn't get to try it yet. Hagai.