Clevis and tang - overcoming the disk unlocking problem

Speaker: Christoph Biedl

Type: Palestra1h

Room: Auditorio

Time: Mar 28 (Sat): 16:00

Duration: 1:00

Automated unlocking of encrypted disks without breaking the confidentiality is quite a tough challenge. The packages clevis and tang implement the so-called "network bound disk encryption" that allows unlocking based on the sheer presence of another system, and additionally combining with several other authentication methods. This talk will give an introduction into this concept and show a examples on how to use it in several unlocking scenarios and even other places.