Posts tagged ‘gpg’

As already introduced in a previous post, OpenPGP keys have different uses. These uses are: certify other keys, sign data, encrypt communications or storage and authentication. To maximize security, I already have a master key which I only use to certify other keys, but the key flags don’t enforce this.

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When I was updating my GPG/OpenPGP key, I did some research on the internals of the keys. There appear to be very nice tools to explore the internals of a key. You can also manipulate this key in different aspects: use multiple passwords on a single key, remove part of a secret key for enhanced security; you can even move subkeys between master-keys.

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