APLawrence.com -  Resources for Unix and Linux Systems, Bloggers and the self-employed


Concepts in Cryptography

Learning a musical instrument takes at least 5 years. If you practice for 2 hours in the morning after bath and in the evening for another 2 hours with full devotion to Guru and its art, then you achieve some mastery over the instrument. A similar devotion is necessary when you are tackling something as abstruse and difficult as cryptography.



Title Last Comment
Protect your Laptop with TrueCrypt  
- Truly affordable hard drive, laptop and USB Drive encryption software for your business critical data -

Concepts in Cryptography  
- Basic cryptography has wide application. Understanding the basic concepts isn't difficult. -

Encryption Problem  
- Mac OS X command line encryption: "Well, you did me in good this time. Or maybe I did myself in, I don't know. Either way, I'm poached." That's a heck of a way to start a conversation, especially at 7:00 AM on a crackly cell phone. I recognized the voice, though. Long time customer, recent convert to Mac OS X. -

OS X file encryption  
- File encryption for Mac OS X. I'm going to look at two methods for encrypting files on Mac OS X. The first is built in, and uses DisK Utilty to create an encrypted disk image. -

Encrypting syslog with stunnel   2010/10/06 Kevin
- If you are using central logging, you may want to know how to encrypt syslog messages on the network. -

truecrypt  
- TrueCrypt is on-the-fly encryption for Windows/Mac hard drives and files. One of its cute features is the ability to create a false volume that will pop up if you use a different password than that of your real encrypted data. -

GPG/PGP Basics   2014/10/29 anonymous
- Using gpg for encryption, understanding the basic use of GPG for new users. Recently someone asked me for a GPG or PGP public key so that they could send some sensitive material to me by email. -

(SCO Unix)How can I make Windows machines use unencrypted (plain text) passwords?  
- (SCO Unix) How can I make Windows machines use unencrypted (plain text) passwords? -

(SCO Unix)I can't find crypt  
- (SCO Unix) Old Unixes left out encryption because of export laws. Things like crypt could be added, though. -

 
 











 
 











Have you tried our Tests?