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[Discuss] CipherShed: TrueCrypt fork

On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 4:56 PM, Richard Pieri <richard.pieri at> wrote:
> Meh.
> Today, if someone were to ask my opinion I'd say "no" to any and every
> software-based disk encryption system. If you want to encrypt the entire
> disk then get a self-encrypting disk and set a BIOS/firmware password on
> the host.

Because you trust the firmware provided by the disk drive manufacturer?   You
clearly aren't wearing your tin foil hat today.

Bill Bogstad

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