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Interview with Dustin Kirkland, Ubuntu Core Developer about encryption in Ubuntu

Written for eCryptfs by Dustin Kirkland  on 2010-01-28

    * Matej Kovačič :: 28. jan 2010

Dustin Kirkland is an Ubuntu Core Developer, working for Canonical on the Ubuntu Server. His current focus is developing the Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud for the Ubuntu 10.04 LTS release, but previously he had worked on a number of Ubuntu features and packages, including Ubuntu's Encrypted Home Directories. He is also the upstream maintainer of eCryptfs, the cryptographic filesystem used to provide Encrypted Home Directories. That is fair enough reasons to ask him a couple of questions.

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Ubuntu’s Encrypted Home Directory: A Canonical Approach to Data Privacy

Written for eCryptfs by Dustin Kirkland  on 2009-10-22

How can users protect themselves from the loss of important data when a computer goes missing? Well, the latest release of Ubuntu makes this not only possible, but frighteningly easy!

 -- Linux Magazine article by Dustin Kirkland

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