Subject: Re: wanted: educate us please on key dongles
On 02/08/17 22:16, Adam Borowski wrote:
> Continuing from IRC:
> It would be nice if someone knowledgeable could educate the rest of us about
> physical key dongles -- a number of DDs/DMs/contributors still keep their
> secret keys on a regular disk, and could use a primer. Me included. I do
> have a backup key with plenty of sigs that's stored securely, but my regular
> key is on the same physical machine I test random software on.
> There are docs available on the interwebs, but:
> 21:22 < lamby> The concept of following random docs/commands on the web in
> order to get a "super secure" key makes me smie :)
> Thus: can I has "key dongles for dummies", plz?
In the direction of random commands on the web, I have done a blogpost detailing
a master key + subkeys on a Yubikey Neo some time ago, still relevant: