[lug] securing files

D. Stimits stimits at idcomm.com
Mon Apr 22 16:34:53 MDT 2002

Nate Duehr wrote:
> Not sure how well it's supported these days, but the CFS (Cryptographic
> File System) might be useful.

The document could still be copied during times that the CFS is mounted.
What might be interesting is a dedicated CFS app that reads raw data
from a partition that is not mounted, but then there is still a problem
with screenshots, and depending on circumstances, copy/paste. CFS is
good if you can guarantee that users are watched while the CFS is
mounted; one can then relax after the umount, and not worry about copy
(but gpgp can do this on a per-file basis, CFS is good for an entire

D. Stimits, stimits at idcomm.com

> Nate, nate at natetech.com
> Hugh Brown wrote:
> > I have some files that were acquired under agreement that they be
> > completely confidential, only accessed by people on the project, and
> > never transported unless encrypted.
> >
> > Right now they are on an NFS share.  I'd like to make it so that the
> > files can't be copied anywhere but can still be read by the appropriate
> > people.
> >
> > Any ideas?
> >
> > Hugh

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