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lucas's avatar
3 years ago
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i want to learn more about computer security.

1. i have a yubikey. i'd like to learn enough about it to understand how it all works, which protocols i should prefer when, and best practices.

2. i want to learn how to get PGP working, what it's useful for (and not for), vulnerabilities, and best practices.

3. i'd like to learn more about my options for securing my data on windows and debian and best practices.

is there a catch-all book on computer security that teaches this stuff?
Carpetsmoker's avatar
3 years ago
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Martin
Don't really have a full answer to this ... I did take a Cryptography course on coursera.org a few years ago and that was rather interesting: https://www.coursera.org/learn/crypto
lucas's avatar
2 years ago
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i got pgp working with my yubikey neo. i'm all setup with keybase.io. pretty pleased with it all.

now i just need friends with public keys, communication worth signing/encrypting, etc.

my public key is on https://www.lucasreddinger.com , and i'm at https://keybase.io/lucasreddinger , fwiw
Carpetsmoker's avatar
2 years ago
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Martin
I saw you were following me on Keybase :-)

I like keybase because it sort-of gives me a central point to "prove" my web identity. Unfortunately, it doesn't let me prove nearly enough locations for my liking.
lucas's avatar
2 years ago
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lucas
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see issue 518. what a fucking mess.
Carpetsmoker's avatar
2 years ago
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Martin
Yeah; I saw that. Doesn't look like it's a great priority, and they've just given the community that "sandbox" for "suggestions" so it won't crap up their issue system (which is reasonable enough, btw).