The finer details of SSH

Tuesday, 9 December 2008, 9:53 AM EST

Encryption is playing a larger role as people finally understand that data is not secure by design. Gone are the days when you can transmit emails, instant messages, and files as plaintext. Whether it is your local system administrator who is snooping, a malicious hacker who has gained control of a router, or some government agency that has given themselves the power to snoop — your data sessions can not be assume to be secure.

Thankfully there are solutions to this issue. In this update we are going to look at the standard for secure remote control and access: Secure Shell (SSH).

At InformIT.

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