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Full Disk Encryption

This course describes the use of cryptography in full disk encryption.

    Syllabus

  • Introduction to Full Disk Encryption Video — 00:03:20
    • This video describes the need for full disk encryption and possible implementations.

  • Attacking Full Disk Encryption Video — 00:05:47
    • This video describes how full disk encryption systems can be attacked.

  • Course Introduction Video — 00:01:00
    • This video introduces the Full Disk Encryption course.

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Course description

The increasing use of mobile devices and improper disposal practices for devices creates situations where an unauthorized party can steal data from a device. Full disk encryption can help to protect an individual’s data on a device; however, it is not always a perfect solution, as discussed in this course.

Meet the author

Howard Poston is a cybersecurity researcher with a background in blockchain, cryptography and malware analysis. He has a master’s degree in Cyber Operations from the Air Force Institute of Technology and two years of experience in cybersecurity research and development at Sandia National Labs. He currently works as a freelance consultant providing training and content creation for cyber and blockchain security. He can be reached by email at howard.poston@gmail.com or via his website at https://www.howardposton.com.

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