FDE or Full Disk Encryption is the practice of or technology for encrypting an entire storage device, including empty space and temporary files, so that an attacker cannot easily gain information on which parts of the device holds active and/or useful data as well as to protect data after deletion.

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How to encrypt an external hard drive so a password is required only on computers other than my own?

I want to encrypt my external hard drive but I only want it to require a password if being accessed by a PC other than mine. This is because I have Backblaze set-up on my own PC and if Backblaze ...
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Using software to enable SSD's self-encrypting functionality on older motherboads

I'm considering buying Crucial M500 SSD drive with SED (self-encrypting drive; ATA password, TCG Opal 2.0, eDrive compliant). I'd like to use its SED functionality, but even after reading a bunch of ...
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How Can I Properly Set up FDE with Fedora 19 and Win7?

I have been trying to follow this TUT http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2013/02/23/dual-boot-fedora-18-and-windows-7-on-a-single-hdd-with-fde-on-both-ends/ and things were going well up until a point. On page ...
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Disk encryption: advantages and drawbacks of hardware disk encription vs dm-crypt

I'm going to reinstall my system (Ubuntu) on a Samsung 840 pro SSD. This disk can do AES hardware encryption. I wonder what would be the drawbacks and/or advantages of taking this approach versus ...
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How do I use “noatime” with FileVault 2 FDE on Mountain Lion?

I have an SSD installed in my MacBook Pro, and have successfully implemented a tweak that disables noatime on the boot drive: ...
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Is it possible to check if a BIOS supports password entry for a self-encrypting SSD/harddrive?

I'm considering purchasing a SSD that has built-in hardware encryption / self-encrypting drive that provides its own full drive encryption. What can I do to check that the BIOS on my machine will ...
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Full disk encryption: possible to tie key to particular BIOS/Laptop?

The organisation I work for has laptops outfitted with FDE-drives, i.e. drives that encrypt data on the fly such that in the case of a stolen laptop, no data can be retrieved by removing the HDD. ...