Subject: Re: Encrypting Backups
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-security
Date: 09/30/2003 10:49:50
On Tue, 30 Sep 2003, Todd Vierling wrote:

: As others have noted, though, it's not recoverable from a bad tape block due
: to cipher block chaining, session keying (from randomness in the stream),
: and internal compression.

Of course, had my brain parsed the whole message, I would have realized that
you're doing disk-to-disk backup, not disk-to-tape.  Sorry for the
assumption here.

-- Todd Vierling <> <>