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GPG

GPG stands for “GNU Privacy Guard” and is an implementation of PGP or “Pretty Good Privacy,” a standard for creating and using RSA key pairs.1)

Getting GPG

Although getting the software isn't hard,2) practicing proper hygiene3) is often viewed as a daunting challenge to the uninitiated.4)

Political Choice

Use of the acronym GPG rather than PGP in the terms “GPG contract” and “GPG key” is intentional.5)

1) the underlying mathematics are not that hard to understand.
2) assuming you have already abandoned winblows.
3) mainly this entails making your signing/decrypting machine an airgapped one.
4) that is, people who haven't put in their 6 months.
gpg.txt · Last modified: 2015/04/26 22:35 by danielpbarron