[Chicago] encrypting 5gb files?

Tim Saylor tim.saylor at gmail.com
Wed Nov 26 20:37:21 CET 2008

In general speed is the enemy of security in encryption.  The faster you can
encrypt/decrypt the file, the faster someone can crack it.

On Wed, Nov 26, 2008 at 1:15 PM, Lukasz Szybalski <szybalski at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello,
> I was wondering if somebody could suggest a fast encryption algorithm
> that I could use to encrypt 5gb files.
> What I'm trying to do is create backup files on amazon S3 servers
> which allow you to upload up to 5bg per files. Since the data I'm
> uploading is very sensitive I want to encrypt the files.
> I'm looking for a algorithm or a tool that would allow me to
> encrypt/decrypt the file at a reasonable speed and goods security.
> Let me know,
> Thanks,
> Lucas
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