[arch-general] How long do you make the passphrase for the private key?

Ralph Corderoy ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Tue Jun 25 08:35:53 UTC 2019

Hi Manuel,

> How strong would you make this master password and where to save this
> one?

Are you familiar with https://xkcd.com/936/ ?

> And I really think that finally someone *has* to come up with some
> replacement for this password nightmare. Some kind of hardware key
> maybe.

Yes, they exist.
https://www.imperialviolet.org/2018/03/27/webauthn.html is a
comprehensive introduction that will give you terms to feed Google, and
his https://www.imperialviolet.org/2017/08/13/securitykeys.html compares
some of the keys then on the market.  Yubico do well, IIRC.

Cheers, Ralph.

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