File encryption: bdes or gpg
cpghost at cordula.ws
Wed May 26 12:39:29 PDT 2004
> >>1. bdes(1)
> >>2. gpg -c (/usr/ports/security/gnupg)
> >>3. gpg (/usr/ports/security/gnupg) with a public/private key pair for me
> >>plus a passphrase
> > 4. gbde (on FreeBSD >= 5.X) encrypts a whole filesystem.
> > It is much easier to use than utilities that encrypt
> > single files.
> > 5. bdes/idea/gpg/... on top of gbde (storing an encrypted file
> > on an encrypted filesystem).
The openssl(1) binary can also be used to encrypt individual files
using a lot of possible ciphers. But you need to be careful with it,
because you can very easily shoot yourself in the foot ;-)
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