hardware full disk encryption

Chris Murphy lists at colorremedies.com
Fri Dec 13 02:20:15 UTC 2013

On Dec 12, 2013, at 6:23 PM, Wolfgang S. Rupprecht <wolfgang.rupprecht at gmail.com> wrote:
> It also strikes me that one can set the ssd disk password at any time
> after OS installation.  Since the disk contents are already encrypted
> and will continue to be encrypted by the same AES key, from the data's
> perspective nothing has changed.

That's correct, but it requires platform specific user space tools to exist to access the unencrypted portion of the drive so that the encrypted AES key can be replaced.

Chris Murphy

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