l i n u x - u s e r s - g r o u p - o f - d a v i s
L U G O D
 
Next Meeting:
January 6: Social gathering
Next Installfest:
TBD
Latest News:
Nov. 18: Club officer elections
Page last updated:
2002 Jul 24 10:12

The following is an archive of a post made to our 'vox mailing list' by one of its subscribers.

Report this post as spam:

(Enter your email address)
Re: [vox] Bart Decrem
[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [vox] Bart Decrem



On Tue, Jul 23, 2002 at 01:48:08PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> i can run the key signing party.  it could be alot of fun.

Yup!  there'a a good doc on how to do a key signing party online somewhere
(don't remember anything about it though).

Found the link: http://www.cryptnet.net/fdp/crypto/gpg-party.html

 - Something like submit names and finger prints to a central person.
 - Each attendee gets a printout of the whole list at the party (via the
   CP), and brings their own key information themselves.
 - One at a time, each person reads their known-good fingerprint for all
   to verify against the compiled list, and checkoff "fingerprint good".
 - People line up, then one end of the line starts back down the line,
   while every other participant stands with their forms of ID in front of
   themselves.
 - As they go, each person checks off on their printout list that the
   forms of ID match the person, checking off "ID good".
 - Everyone goes home and signs keys, sending them to the person and/or a
   public key server - for those with both checks satisfied.

 - this gets the checking done quickly, and lets the signing not take up
   the whole evening.

This lets people not worry about bringing their private keys (or laptops)
with them...  which has inherant security risks. 

-- 
Ted Deppner
http://www.psyber.com/~ted/
_______________________________________________
vox mailing list
vox@lists.lugod.org
http://lists.lugod.org/mailman/listinfo/vox



LinkedIn
LUGOD Group on LinkedIn
Sign up for LUGOD event announcements
Your email address:
facebook
LUGOD Group on Facebook
'Like' LUGOD on Facebook:

Hosting provided by:
Sunset Systems
Sunset Systems offers preconfigured Linux systems, remote system administration and custom software development.

LUGOD: Linux Users' Group of Davis
PO Box 2082, Davis, CA 95617
Contact Us

LUGOD is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
based in Davis, California
and serving the Sacramento area.
"Linux" is a trademark of Linus Torvalds.

Sponsored in part by:
Sunset Systems
Who graciously hosts our website & mailing lists!