Encryption is the process of transforming information using an algorithm to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing special knowledge.

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How to enable Bitlocker hardware encryption on Bare-Metal VHDX

I have a Crucial MX200 SED, and I want to use the hardware (not software) encryption on VHDX disks, including the operating system VHDX. The SED is OPAL 2 compliant. However, the Crucial website ...
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How to column-level encrypt in Dynamics CRM 2015?

I know that Dynamics CRM 2015 comes with encryption on for specific fields. EmailServerProfile IncomingPassword EmailServerProfile OutgoingPassword Mailbox Password Queue ...
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Web browser error: No common encryption algorithm(s)

When connecting to a bank site from my Debian (stretch/testing) PC with a recent (38.2.1) version of Firefox, I get the error: Secure Connection Failed An error occurred during a connection ...
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How to transcode AES encrypted files with AWS Elastic Transcoder

I want to upload my encrypted videos to S3 and use Elastic Transcoder to transcode them. This is what I'm currently doing and isn't working at all. I'm using openssl to encrypt my video files. The ...
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TrueCrypt - ran “decrypt” by accident on wrong disk which was not encrypted - how to “encrypt” it back?

basically I had normal, not encrypted disk, which I thought is my truecrypt drive. I booted from TrueCrypt Rescue Disk.iso and selected "Permanent Decrypt my data". It complained about key data being ...
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IKEv2, ESP PFS. Which packets includes the configuration?

i am investigating currently the IKEv2 protocol with ESP payload encryption. For ESP i want to use PFS with DH Group 5 (which works). However, i am not able to figure out in which packet this settings ...
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How to verify a software package using SHA256 checksums and PGP or GnuPG keys, on Windows?

I'd like to verify the Vagrant installation method using their recommended verification method. On the installation page it says: You can find the SHA256 checksums for Vagrant 1.7.4 online and you ...
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GPG keyserver says my key is not public

I have created a GPG key with gpg --gen-key, accepted all the default options. I do gpg --list-keys and receive: C:/Users/Myname/AppData/Roaming/gnupg/pubring.gpg pub 2048R/B296038B 2015-11-10 ...
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Can files be recovered from a disk encrypted with FileVault?

I formatted a USB stick that had an HFS+ partition encrypted with Apple's FileVault. This seemed like a good idea at the time, but now I would like some of the data back. The drive was not ...
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Hard drive password reset on Lenovo T520 / secure erase

I have a Lenovo T520 with a Seagate Momentus Thin self encrypting drive and now I want to remove all encryption so I can use it normally as an external hard drive (usb case for 2.5 sata). I know the ...
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Encrypt multiple partitions (different OS)

I have a disk with multiple partitions: Windows 7 (one partition ) Debian 8.2 (3 partitions : root / + /home + swap) I'm using Grub 2 for dual booting. I want to know the best way to encrypt all ...
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Trying to mount encrypted file system failing

I had created an encrypted file system using the following commands: # dd if=/dev/zero of=/opt/vol # losetup -e aes /dev/loop0 /opt/vol Password: # mkfs.ext4 /dev/loop0 The above device was mounted ...
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GPG keys for mailinglists

There are two mailing-lists (e.g. list1@foo.bar and list2@foo.bar) for which I'd like to generate GPG keys and send the respective private keys to the members of the lists, so mails to the lists can ...
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Corruption of a TrueCrypt file

Dear superuser people, this is my first question on the site so if I'm doing something wrong I apologize in advance :-) I've been using TrueCrypt for a few years now, not knowing they stopped ...
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Does Windows 10's BitLocker need special hardware support?

Does Windows 10's BitLocker need special hardware support or can I expect it to work in any computer (such as Mac Book Pro)?
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Why does duplicity require the GnuPG passphrase when rotating backups?

I am using duplicity 0.7.05 to periodically backup a directory that resides on a Linux system, using a GnuPG key pair with an encrypted private key. Since the public key is not encrypted, the ...
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Outlook refuses to send email with non-matching address in cert

I am unable to send an encrypted email to someone for whom I have a valid certificate, but they recently moved to a new company. Outlook is refusing to encrypt the email because the email address ...
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Did I lose my GPG data?

I copied my GPG data from another computer by just copying ~/.gnupg/* to an external drive. I can't quite figure out where this leaves me. I'd read that this works, but can't figure out how to get it ...
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Veracrypt volume automatically dismounting after a few minutes

I have an external backup hard drive encrypted with VeraCrypt. It mounts fine, but after only a few minutes, even if I'm in the middle of copying something over to the drive, it auto-dismounts. I am ...
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AES encryption with plain text key using bash openssl

I am trying to encrypt a string using AES CBC. The output of the online tool (http://aes.online-domain-tools.com/) and the bash openssl command do not match. Can anyone help me with what I am doing ...
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Can I encrypt a drive from a TrueCrypt rescue disk?

I have a PC with 2 TC (TrueCrypt) drives (C and D), same password. The C drive (system drive with Win 8.1) was going bad and I couldn't start Windows anymore, so I started to do a lot of things on it ...
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BitLocker and Active Directory

I routinely bring in my encrypted file drive to work, but the IT department seems rather incompetent here. The security policies are very lax, and I'm paranoid about the domain controller being hacked ...
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Looking for suggestions to bridge a non-internet network to a internet network

This is kind of complicated...or not I am not sure yet. I have a isolated non-internet network(LAN2) that I use at work for data security. I have a sponsor who would like access to said network(LAN2) ...
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Decrypting Diskcryptor partition on another machine

Encrypted my partition containing my windows installation and also made a boot partition. On reboot, the system wasn't able to boot into windows and didn't even display the password prompt even though ...
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Enable Bitlocker auto-unlock without system drive encryption

Does anyone know of any trick - registry change, group policy etc. which will allow a Bitlocker volume to be auto-unlocked without having a bitlocker encrypted system drive? My system drive is a ...
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How secure is VeraCrypt by IDRIX when compared to the now defunct TrueCrypt?

I would like to know how safe is VeraCrypt by IDRIX to use when compared to TrueCrypt, which as the webiste states is unsecure. Had IDRIX managed to fix all the security bugs in TrueCrypt or is there ...
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Whole disk encryption on a tablet (that has no pre-boot keyboard)

I am researching methods to encrypt whole disk on tablet. I would like to encrypt my tablet that comes with Dual Boot OS, with pre-installed Windows 10 Home and Android 5.1. Let's start with what ...
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[Win10 Pro]Bitlocker suspended just after encryption

I have a strange problem. I have TPM (with restrictions - backward compatibility it says, PC upgraded from 8.1 to 10 PRO) and I wanted to encrypt the C: drive. Everything went OK, after reboot ...
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Decrypting BitLocker and regaining access to Windows 8.1 after forgetting the local user account password

I am trying to regain access to my Windows 8.1 local account which I have lost the password to. BitLocker is enabled, and I still know the BitLocker password. I have attempted to use ntpasswd but it ...
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How does apt-get checks for the integrity of the files downloaded?

I've been reading about why encryption is not normally deployed on the apt-get network activities. And learned that it checks the signature of the data that comes from the repo, right? But now, how ...
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Move System Reserved Partition Windows 10

Prelude I recently chose to migrate from the 1Tb spinning disk to a 128Gb m.2 + 1Tb HDD, with OS & programs installed on the m.2 and data on the HDD. I didn't have time to do this as a dedicated ...
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Restore deleted Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted) partition

I've deleted an external HDD via OS X disk utility and created a new Mac OS Extended (Journaled, Encrypted) partition but didn't write any data to it. The password differs from the deleted Partion ...
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Is a VeraCrypt partition slower?

I just got a new external hard drive. I want to create an encrypted partition on it with VeraCrypt. I did the same thing with a similar drive. I just copied a file over to it and the speed was about ...
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Why does GPG decryption with subkeys fail on one computer but not another?

I have been attempting to create a system of GPG subkeys to distribute to my various computers. I have created subkey pairs for each computer with the master secret key removed as per the instructions ...
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Not able to decrypt bitlocker encrypted drive

I have encrypted the internal drive using bitlocker in windows 7. Now when I try to unlock it by entering password, it shows 'I/O device not available' error. I also tried unlocking it using recover ...
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Enable SCHANNEL Protocols in Windows Registry (Win7 & 2012R2) DisabledByDefault or Enabled?

I have enabled TLS 1.0/1.1/1.2 protocols on my local Win7 machine and 2012R2 server as well as disabled SSL 2.0/3.0 using the registry DWord value DisabledByDefault = 0 based on the following ...
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how to do ssl client to node security in cassandra using my self-signed CA

I have my self-signed CA, that is giving me .crt, .csr , .p12 and .key files. How I will use this to secure my cassandra. I tried a lot whatever I found on net but still I am not able to solve this. ...
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Getting Grub to display the boot menu before attempting to decrypt

I wasn't able to find a guide on this anywhere online - I'm dual-booting with Windows and an encrypted Arch system (following the guide found on the Arch wiki), both show up fine in my GRUB boot menu, ...
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Why does my SSD internally encrypt data, even without a password set?

Recently I had an SSD fail and am attempting to do a data recovery. The data recovery company tells us that it is complicated because the build-in drive controller uses encryption. I presume this to ...
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Slow performance of an encrypted VeraCrypt container running on a USB flash drive

I have encrypted a container and stored it on my Mac using VeraCrypt, it’s about 62GB. I then moved the encrypted file and put it on a USB flash drive. But when I mount it from the USB flash drive and ...
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disk encryption - physical, virtual host, or guest

I have a Mac Mini that currently has FV2 on the primary disk and no encryption on the second internal disk. I recently installed VMware Fusion and want to install Windows 10 Pro and OS X El Capitan ...
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Duplicity restore failing: No secret key

I'm setting up a backup from a local machine to a remote server. I generated gpg keys on the local machine and ran a test backup with: PASSPHRASE="MyGPGPassphrase" duplicity --encrypt-key KeyID ...
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How to verify a self-encrypted drive (SED) is really encrypted?

I have a Dell Precision M3800 that is supposed to have a self-encrypted hard drive. I'm running Windows 10. In the Storage Management screen, the disk claims to be a 'LITEONIT LMT-256L9M-41 MSATA ...
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Encrypting home folder in Debian

Is it possible to encrypt home folders of users in a Linux system (say Debian) in such a way that root cannot see their content?
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Changing FileFault encryption key size

I want to change the key size of FileVault drive encryption on OS X (10.11 El Capitan). By default, it is set at AES 256-bit. I want to set it to something a little more realistic, like 4096-, 8192-, ...
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Encrypting multiple drives on a multi-boot system

So I am building a new system and I want to fully encrypt it, problem is I am not really sure how since I never encrypted anything bigger than a folder or zip. The build includes a Samsung 850 ...
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How secure is “Save as PDF” with encryption option in Word 2010?

I'm already aware that Microsoft employs AES 128-bit advanced encryption in Word 2010 if someone wants the Word document itself password-protected. I don't. I want the PDF version of my Word document ...
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Files encrypted after moving from Mac to Windows (and formatting)

I was moving some files from a Mac (OS X Yosemite) to a D: partition on Windows 7, and I then formatted the C: partition. Now the problem is that somehow a small number of those files seem to be ...
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What does WPA/WPA2 really encrypt?

I have WPA2-personal on my laptop and I'm connected wirelessly to my home AP. The traffic I capture from Wireshark is all unencrypted. Some days ago I had my router on WPA-personal and did a MITM ...
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How to generate a keystore file for a Jetty server from PEM file?

I got a certificate.pem file from the CA, that have structure like below: -----BEGIN CERTIFICATE----- encrypted text of the public key -----END CERTIFICATE----- From this, we need to generate the ...