Somewhat OT, encryption question
rgm at htt-consult.com
Wed Nov 26 23:35:48 UTC 2014
On 11/26/2014 05:06 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 11/26/2014 01:58 PM, Bill Oliver wrote:
>> Then I'd rely on decrypted backups, which are stored under physical lock
>> and key. Or, if necessary, I'd simply go back to the client and get the
>> data again. I do that a lot with paper files, since I burn them when my
>> consultation is finished. Occasionally, the client will come back for
>> more help, and I'll have them resend the information. My problem is
>> *not* loss of data. It's security.
> Thank you for your explanation. It's rare to come across a situation
> where it's better to have the data lost (for the time being) than to
> risk theft. Most of the time, what you're suggesting would be going
> far beyond what most paranoids would consider sensible, but I can see
> why it may be simply a case of due diligence for you.
I have come across this in the past, but others in my work area handle it.
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