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[Discuss] NAS: encryption

"Edward Ned Harvey (blu)" <blu at> writes:
> > You seem to think there's an obstacle which isn't really real -
> > Encryption is very cheap computationally, so cheap indeed it can be
> > done by the disks themselves.

 On Tue, Jul 7, 2015 at 1:14 PM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:

> I don't trust my disks to do the encryption, mostly because there's
> really no way to verify that it's doing it correctly, and the key
> management gets a lot harder.

The way I read it, the message wasn't that you should trust the disk to do
the encryption; it's that encryption has very low overhead today, and the
reference to disk-based encryption was merely to illustrate that point.

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