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Why we don't offer PGP | FastMail Blog


Occasionally we write about our reasons for NOT doing something, for example we have a position on STARTTLS on top of plaintext protocols that is at odds with a lot of the rest of the world's thinking. We don't provide IMAP or POP access on the standard non-encrypted port. We explain in our help pages that we feel the risk of clients being fooled into sending the password in plaintext is higher when they aren't forced to do the SSL negotiation up-front...

url: https://blog.fastmail.com/2016/12/10/why-we-dont-offer-pgp/

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Open Whisper Systems >> Blog >> Forward Secrecy for Asynchronous Messages

PGP encryption

Traditionally, asynchronous messaging systems such as email have relied on protocols like PGP or S/MIME for cryptographic security. These protocols work the way most people are familiar with: one who wishes to receive encrypted email advertises a public key, and those wishing to send encrypted email to that person encrypt their outgoing message with that public key.

url: https://whispersystems.org/blog/asynchronous-security/

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tags: XMPP, server, secure, TLS
XMPP logo

This page provides instructions for XMPP server administrators to secure XMPP client and server connections ready for the following ubiquitous encryption manifesto test days:

url: http://wiki.xmpp.org/web/Securing_XMPP

type: article, format: wiki