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Re: Advice on encrypted filesystem

1) backup your data to external usb drive

2) reinstall with encrypted enabled

3) restore data

= a lot of unencrypted data get's overwritten (if user does not have a
lot of data, generate some X-D)

On 6/27/20 6:00 AM, David Christensen wrote:
> On 2020-06-26 18:25, David Wright wrote:
>> There's still the problem of what one does about sensitive data if
>> one has been rash enough to write it unencrypted onto an SSD. Would
>> shred -n 1   be preferable? Not really, because that doesn't hit the
>> ex-file areas. What then?
> The best option is to command the SSD firmware to do a "secure
> delete". Some SSD manufacturers provide utilities for doing this. 
> Alternatively, it can be done from the command line with Linux.
> David 

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