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[liberationtech] CryptoParty Handbook

Yosem Companys companys at stanford.edu
Sun Oct 7 12:37:06 PDT 2012


I think Jacob has some issues about the CryptoParty Handbook.  As he
noted on Twitter:

"The #CryptoParty handbook is really unimpressive and fraught with
peril. A good idea and a nice effort but ultimately quite dangerous."

Would love to hear why.

Thanks,

Yosem

On Sun, Oct 7, 2012 at 12:09 PM, Greg Norcie <greg at norcie.com> wrote:
>
> I think this is a great project.
>
> But I do think that a manual is a stopgap measure - it would also be
> great if we worked towards making these tools usable enough that they
> didn't need a manual.
>
> If we can make an iPod so easy enough for our grandparents to use, we
> should be able to do the same with Tor, PGP, etc. It will be a long,
> arduous process, but I think it can be done.
>
> Usable security it not an oxymoron :)
> --
> Greg Norcie (greg at norcie.com)
> GPG key: 0x1B873635
>
> On 10/4/12 5:13 PM, Andrew Mallis wrote:
> >
> > FYI
> >
> > This 392 page, Creative Commons licensed handbook is designed to help
> > those with no prior experience to protect their basic human right to
> > Privacy in networked, digital domains. By covering a broad array of
> > topics and use contexts it is written to help anyone wishing to
> > understand and then quickly mitigate many kinds of vulnerability using
> > free, open-source tools. Most importantly however this handbook is
> > intended as a reference for use during Crypto Parties.
> >
> >
> > PDF available for download and more info:
> >
> > https://cryptoparty.org/wiki/CryptoPartyHandbook
> >
> >
> >
> > *Andrew Mallis*
> > #ows Tech Ops <http://www.nycga.net/groups/tech> | FGA
> > <http://wiki.occupy.net/wiki/Federated_General_Assembly> | Occupy
> > Directory <http://directory.occupy.net>
> >
> >
> >
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