Posts Tagged ‘encryption’

TL;DR Many SSDs are also Self Encrypting Drives (SEDs) they just need a few bits flipped to make them work. As the SSDs use encryption under the hood anyway there’s no performance overhead. Background This is something of an almanac post after a couple of days of prodding around the topic of PC device encryption. […]


At their re:invent 2014 show Amazon launched AWS Key Management Service (KMS), “a managed service that makes it easy for you to create and control the encryption keys used to encrypt your data, and uses Hardware Security Modules (HSMs) to protect the security of your keys”. At launch the service supported EBS, S3 and Redshift. […]


Update (13 Mar 2014) – this presentation is also available on YouTube I did a presentation at the open source hardware users group (OSHUG) last night. Click to the second slide to get the TL;DR version: With more time I’d like to get some quantitative material on the memory footprint of various cipher suites and […]


This isn’t a post about consumer DRM, which I think has been covered well enough before by Cory and others (though some of the Bob=Carol issues still apply). Enterprises have a load of stuff that they need to (or are obliged to) protect. This is a post about the issues that I see with entitlements […]