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#ActualSymLinked

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:08 PM

There was a topic about this a month or so ago..

 

With TrueCrypt you can encrypt the whole drive or portions of it, sure. I really only wanted to encrypt my source code too, like yourself.. and was a little bit worried I'd kill performance if I encrypted the whole drive. But I use hibernate a lot and learned that source code would also be readable in the hibernation file if I didn't encrypt it and someone got hold of my laptop, so had to use full-system encryption anyway.

Been running that for a year now, and not looking back. Just make sure you got AES-NI instruction support and you're golden! I actually got a small boost in performance over running no encryption. Look up the other thread if you're interested in why.


#1SymLinked

Posted 08 February 2013 - 07:06 PM

There was a topic about this a month or so ago..

 

With TrueCrypt you can encrypt the whole drive or portions of it, sure. I really only wanted to encrypt my source code too, like yourself.. and was a little bit worried I'd kill performance if I encrypted the whole drive. But I use hibernate a lot and learned that source code would also be readable in the hibernation file if I didn't encrypt it and someone got my laptop, so had to use full-system encryption anyway.

Been running that for a year now, and not looking back. Just make sure you got AES-NI instruction support and you're golden!


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