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Jun 12, 2018

SD card encryption

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I am planning on deploying AudioMoths in a public park (with permission) and for the sake of data protection, would like to encrypt the SD cards (64gb SanDisk micro SD) so only I can access the data (in case of theft).

 

I am struggling to find a way to encrypt the entire SD card, but I can encrypt a folder on the SD card. However I'm not sure its possible to set the AudioMoth to save files into a specific folder on the SD card.

 

Does anyone have any experience with encrypting data on AudioMoths? Or how to change the output directory of the audio files? Any suggestions much appreciated!

Jun 26, 2018

Hi David thanks for the reply - fortunately I have been given permission by the park to record without encryption now. I had seen the Samson case already and have made a budget version out of tupperware boxes which were hard to lock up, which is why I was looking for an alternative method. I have resolved the issue by getting help from the park's tree management team to put the devices 5m high in trees, out of reach from passers by.

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