Is there any way to get 192- or 256-bit FileVault?

Discussion in 'Mac OS X Lion (10.7)' started by julesmazur, Jun 7, 2012.

  1. julesmazur macrumors newbie

    Sep 5, 2011
    I'm just curious, is there any way to upgrade FileVault's encryption to 192- or 256-bit AES encryption from the current 128-bit?
  2. Mr. Retrofire macrumors 603

    Mr. Retrofire

    Mar 2, 2010
    I recommend a properly designed faraday cage, independent power supply and a purpose built computer, if you want maximum security.

    I'm sure you're just a paranoid, private user. Users within the military or government organizations would not asks such questions.

    Btw, AES-256 is weaker than AES-128:

    See also:


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