Security Through RAID on Mac OSX

By | December 17, 2006

I always thought it would be nice to have a key to a computer, or a hard drive, and unless you encrypt your drive anyone can mount it on a different computer and pull data off of it. While my method will probably won’t work so great against the government, it should against parents/siblings/school staff.

For a little background info, RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independent Disks (or sometimes Inexpensive for the I). For our purposes we will use RAID level 0, or a striped array, for the more secure method. We will also use a concatenated array to get the most out of the array. To start off I am using a 32 MB SD card. Memory cards like this come with most cameras or other digital devices that use flash memory.Read Full Story

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