eCryptfs: a Stacked Cryptographic Filesystem
The Stony Brook University (SUNY) File Systems and Storage Labs (FSL) (filesystems.org) has developed a stacked filesystem framework called FiST. eCryptfs is derived from Cryptfs, which is one of the example filesystems implemented in FiST. Unionfs is another popular stacked filesystem written by the SUNY FSL.
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Mike Halcrow (email@example.com) is a Security Software Engineer at the IBM Linux Technology Center and is the lead architect and developer of eCryptfs. He is also pursuing a Master's degree in Computer Science at UT, Austin. In the past, he has maintained the openCryptoki PKCS#11 application, contributed to Common Criteria CAPP/EAL security certification efforts for Linux and authored the BSD Secure Levels Linux Security Module (LSM) that shipped in previous versions of the Linux kernel.
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