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Comparison of disk encryption software

Disk encryption software is computer security software that is designed to protect the confidentiality of the data stored on a computer disk by utilizing a technique called disk encryption. Compared to access restrictions commonly enforced by an OS, this technique allows data be to be protected even when the OS is not active, for example, if data are read directly from the hardware. Such software encrypts data stored on a computer’s mass storage and transparently decrypts the information when an authorized user requests it: no special action by the user (except supplying a password or passphrase at the beginning of a session) is required. Some also provide plausible deniability with deniable encryption techniques.

What are the different disk encryption software available ?

DISK Protect TrueCrypt n-Crypt Pro
Discryptor Symantec Endpoint Encryption McAfee Endpoint Encryption (SafeBoot)
cryptsetup/dmsetup svnd / vnconfig loop-AES
cryptoMill SpyProof! KryptOS
cryptoloop softraid / RAID C GELI
CryptArchiver Sentry 2020 GBDE
Cryptainer SecureDoc FreeOTFE
CrossCrypt SECUDE Secure Notebook FREE CompuSec
Check Point Full Disk Encryption SecuBox FinallySecure Enterprise (SECUDE)
CGD Scramdisk 4 Linux FileVault 2
CenterTools DriveLock Scramdisk FileVault
Bloombase Keyparc SafeHouse Professional eCryptfs
BitLocker Drive Encryption SafeGuard PrivateDisk E4M
BitArmor DataControl SafeGuard Enterprise e-Capsule Private Safe
BestCrypt SafeGuard Easy DriveSentry GoAnywhere 2
ArchiCrypt Live R-Crypto DriveCrypt
Aloaha Secure Stick Private Disk dm-crypt/LUKS
PGPDisk DiskCryptor

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