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Encryption is the process of transforming plaintext using a cipher to make it unreadable to anyone except those possessing the key.

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Ok so I keep second guessing myself whether of not I should use encryption on this drive. I just found out it's not an SSD and here I was asking questions on encryption on SSDS. Huhh..... But yeah … , just curious if this drive should be ok for disk encryption. I am concerned about wear leveling, etc. Hard Drive Specs sudo hdparm -I /dev/sda /dev/sda: ATA device, with non-removable media …
asked Sep 6 '16 by Thomas Byerly
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I've been looking at this topic for a long time, and am still paranoid about this. I have an 1 TB SSD with Ubuntu 16.04 on it. From what I have read, using disk encryption is bad for an SSD due to … wear and tear etc. What about encryption of any kind especially password managers? I am currently using Enpass but that is encryption and it is stored locally on my hard drive. Is this bad, should I get rid of the password manager? Or am I OK? …
asked Sep 3 '16 by Thomas Byerly