RE: encrypt before saving to the sky (was "Google Drive or Dropbox for document...)

Subject: RE: encrypt before saving to the sky (was "Google Drive or Dropbox for document...)
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: David Crosswell <davidcrosswell -at- internode -dot- on -dot- net>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:01:09 -0400

Good ol' Gnu Privacy Guard (GPG, not to be confused with PGP) can do the job, if you like and trust open-source projects. GPG has been around, and trusted, long enough to be considered "venerable".

Free, as in freedom. Free, as in beer.


-----Original Message-----
From: David Crosswell
Sent: April-21-13 3:45 AM
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Subject: Re: encrypt before saving to the sky (was "Google Drive or Dropbox for document...)

On 21/04/13 17:11, Phil03 wrote:
> On 21 Apr 2013, at 11:54, "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
>> If you can work on stuff locally, and encrypt it before saving to the sky, the Dropbox (or other) people can't mine your work and content, nor can their automated processes.
>>
> Thanks for that, Kevin. Anyone got recommendations for pre-upload encryption products?
>
> I just discovered TrueCrypt, here:
>
> http://www.truecrypt.org
>
> Can anyone offer any feedback on this or similar products?

Sorry.
So busy sounding off, I forgot to send this.
The information here is from a reliable source and the mailing list will give you all the rest you need.

https://www.tarsnap.com/scrypt.html
Cheers!

David.

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References:
Re: Google Drive or Dropbox for document sharing?: From: Tony Chung
Re: Google Drive or Dropbox for document sharing?: From: Phil
RE: Google Drive or Dropbox for document sharing?: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
Re: encrypt before saving to the sky (was "Google Drive or Dropbox for document…): From: Phil03
Re: encrypt before saving to the sky (was "Google Drive or Dropbox for document…): From: David Crosswell

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