Full Disk Encryption solutions selected for US Government use

Ben Laurie ben at links.org
Mon Oct 8 09:04:12 EDT 2007

Peter Gutmann wrote:
> "Steven M. Bellovin" <smb at cs.columbia.edu> writes:
>> On Mon, 18 Jun 2007 22:57:36 -0700 "Ali, Saqib" <docbook.xml at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> US Government has select 9 security vendors that will product drive
>>> and file level encryption software.
>> Out of curiousity, are any open source FDE products being evaluated?
> Given that it's for USG use, I imagine the FIPS 140 entry barrier for the
> government gravy train would be fairly effective in keeping any OSS products
> out.

? OpenSSL has FIPS 140.

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