Linux Security Summit 2015/Abstracts/Halcrow
Discussion: Linux and Mobile Device Encryption
Paul Lawrence and Mike Halcrow, Google.
Paul Lawrence and Mike Halcrow will discuss Google's efforts in transitioning Android data partition encryption from dm-crypt to ext4 encryption. They will cover some of the pain points with full disk encryption on Android, and they'll talk about how the issues motivated the transition to file system level encryption. Paul and Mike will explore new Android platform features that ext4 encryption enables. They'll also give their thoughts on performance, security, and usability issues relating to encryption on mobile devices.