Encrypt devices using dm-crypt and LUKS
There are many different methods to encrypt data using various encryption algorithms (ciphers). This article describes in short how to encrypt a device with one of the most contemporary methods, using dm-crypt and LUKS. Actually, devices cannot be encrypted. Itís the block devices which are volumes that can be. This means that you can encrypt a hard disk partition, a ZIP disk, a usb flash stick, or even a volume within a file.
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