Re: partially encrypted filesystem

From: Valdis . Kletnieks
Date: Fri Dec 05 2003 - 21:40:47 EST

On Fri, 05 Dec 2003 18:35:55 MST, Pat LaVarre said:

> Suppose we wish to encrypt the files on a disc or disk or drive that we
> carry from one computer to another.
> Where else can the encryption go, if not "down to the file system"?

It could also be above the filesystem, a la PGP, or below the file system,
a la encrypted loopback. Other options, such as steganography and "purloined
letter" schemes, are also at least theoretically possible, if not totally workable.

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