[nycbug-talk] Hot Story: German Gov. intelligence agencies decrypt PGP, SSH
nop at insidiae.net
Sun Jun 16 21:10:30 EDT 2013
On Sun, Jun 16, 2013 at 9:04 PM, George Rosamond <
george at ceetonetechnology.com> wrote:
> > Have you rotated your keys and update the bits this year?
> After you learn not to top-post and derail the thread!
> (not used to talking to nope on talk at .. thought _nop only resided on IRC)
> Valid question...
> What are current protocols at peoples' work sites now?
> I know the Google forces SSH key pair changes frequently (monthly or
> even weekly?), which makes sense. It's not like forcing regular passwd
> changes and users recycling passwds or writing them down as a forced bad
> I assume people at least use different keys for work and personal.. and
> use passwds with SSH and GPG/PGP?
> And that 2048-bit keys aren't a hassle to your CPU compared to 1024...
You can "share" a connection in openssh now, so there is no reason to get
crazy on those bits.
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