Five easy-to-use Linux encryption tools

Five easy-to-use Linux encryption tools

Summary: Even a timid Linux user can handle encryption with the help of the right tool. Here are some good, user-friendly options.


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  • This virtual encrypted disk is accessible only using the passphrase associated with it. What's nice about this tool is that data is automatically encrypted as it is created and decrypted as it is loaded.

  • Seahorse is a GNOME front end for GnuPG that makes creating and managing your PGP much easier than using the command line. It can perform data encryption and digital signature creation as well as key management operations.

  • The Seahorse interface is so intuitive, anyone can handle the management of PGP keys.

Topics: Software, CXO, Linux, Open Source, Operating Systems

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