Subject: Re: encrypted swap?
To: Jon Lindgren <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 06/04/2001 19:08:47
Jon Lindgren said:

>If you're paranoid enough to encrypt swap, though, you probably have to
>take other physical measures to ensure your data isn't stolen. Anyone for
>adding a doberman pinscher to the kernel, preferably as an OPTION?

Reminds me of when I worked for Raytheon.

When you retire a disk from a project:

1. write zeroes to the disk
2. write random data to the disk
3. physically destroy the disk so that the platters are
   in as many pieces as possible. (sledgehammer, C4, etc...)

Rick Kelly