Data Encryption

foner-rsync at foner-rsync at
Mon Jun 12 23:07:08 GMT 2006

    Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 18:01:34 -0400
    From: Matt McCutchen <hashproduct+rsync at>

    On Mon, 2006-06-12 at 17:51 -0400, foner-rsync at wrote:
    > The right solution is probably to run an encrypted filesystem on the
    > machine that holds the backups, and of course to use ssh getting the
    > files there.

    That isn't enough if the department heads don't trust the backup machine
    to transfer the data to the encrypted volume without peeking at it in
    the process.

True.  In that case, they have no choice but to encrypt locally
---or pick a different backup organization that they -do- trust.

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