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View Poll Results: Cryptography App of the Year
OpenSSH 209 58.71%
The GNU Privacy Guard (GPG) 102 28.65%
OpenSSL 40 11.24%
FreeS/WAN 5 1.40%
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Old 11-15-2003, 12:21 PM   #1
jeremy
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Cryptography App of the Year


What do you use to protect your data?
 
Old 11-15-2003, 02:42 PM   #2
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OrdoEmacs
 
Old 11-16-2003, 05:04 PM   #3
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Ok, that was a really tough one. Web server of the year? Duh, easy, but I use and depend on openssh, openssl, and gpg. I chose openssh because I use it every day, even to work on computers in the other room, but the other two are majorly important. Too bad there isn't a way to give an award to all three.

Last edited by fyoder; 11-16-2003 at 05:05 PM.
 
Old 11-16-2003, 06:18 PM   #4
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http://seahorse.sourceforge.net/
 
Old 11-16-2003, 07:11 PM   #5
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openssh
 
Old 11-17-2003, 01:19 AM   #6
antale
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Have to agree with CamelofCamelot. OrdoEmacs would definitely win.
 
Old 11-17-2003, 01:32 PM   #7
Lenny
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I use a program called gringotts to protect my secret file of forum passwords
 
Old 11-17-2003, 04:03 PM   #8
LogicG8
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I use OpenSSH almost every day at work.
I can't imagine how I'd get along without it.
 
Old 11-17-2003, 11:50 PM   #9
cuerty
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Vote for GPG, but OpenSSH also is great.

GPG: Cause works on a non well developed area (Email), access to the computer can be done to walking in front of it and do it, there is a secure way, but email... or plain text traveling over the net... , you can't do it of any other way.
 
Old 11-18-2003, 04:40 PM   #10
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OpenSSH w/o a doubt!
 
Old 11-19-2003, 12:50 AM   #11
goggo
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openssh++;
 
Old 11-20-2003, 04:56 PM   #12
Capt_Caveman
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While I'd normally agree with you guys on OpenSSH, it didn't really have the best year in terms of vulnerabilites. Still use it and love it, just can't vote for it this year.
 
Old 12-01-2003, 05:57 AM   #13
Noryungi
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Voted for GPG, but I was more thinking about encrypted file systems.
 
Old 12-15-2003, 10:51 PM   #14
davisfactor
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Wow, a hard choice. I chose OpenSSH because I use it everyday and would be lost without it.
 
Old 12-16-2003, 12:33 AM   #15
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Maybe I dont know much but for encrypting one line strings shouldn't MD5 (at least in PHP) be under there?
 
  


 


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