How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

Okay… on this blog, we explained the finer details of GNU Privacy Guard or GPG or GnuPG or PGP. Activities that are required to be performed were explained in detail with the commands to perform them.

However, you would still not be able to connect the dots, without this grand overview of GNU Privacy Guard . . . → Read More: How to use GNU Privacy Guard / GnuPG / GPG / PGP to encrypt email and data

How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

You can encrypt data locally on your computer using encfs. Although our ultimate goal is to move the data encrypted to dropbox and to be able to read it on our Android device.

Install Dropbox on your Linux computer before you proceed with the instructions below.

Open a terminal window in Linux.

Create the encrypted . . . → Read More: How to use encfs on Linux to encrypt and decrypt data and sync with Dropbox

Which online data storage service should you use?

With advent of users having multiple devices and the need to consolidate data in a single place for it to be available on all those devices, online cloud storage services like Dropbox, Wuala, Google Drive, Skydrive, Box, etc have come up. I have only considered the free services.

Each of these services has their own . . . → Read More: Which online data storage service should you use?

Use Wuala to store encrypted data

http://www.wuala.com is a free cloud storage service that offers 5gb of space to users. I was looking for something good that would have cross-platform personal file sharing capability with encryption. Obviously, the encryption had to be real good and secure and under my full control. Main advantage wuala does not take your encryption keys or . . . → Read More: Use Wuala to store encrypted data

How to store encrypted data in your Ubuntu One cloud storage space

Ubuntu One is a cloud storage service. It provides you with 5GB free, personal storage space that you can use to synchronize your data across several computing devices. You can have a file you saved on it from your desktop, made accessible on your smartphone, tablet or any other computer.

Ubuntu One transmits the data . . . → Read More: How to store encrypted data in your Ubuntu One cloud storage space

How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

You can encrypt a single local folder on your computer using EncFS. EncFS will encrypt your data as you create it. Therefore, it requires 2 folders – one to hold the encrypted data and one to hold the decrypted data.

This method can be used on a Ubuntu or Fedora desktop to synchronize only encrypted . . . → Read More: How to encrypt a folder using EncFS in Linux

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