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How to Create a Self-signed Security Key

With the rise in cloud computing, more and more companies are moving to services like Amazon for remote resources for their networks. The problem is, whenever you pass data over the internet, it’s vulnerable to interception by third parties. Whether that third party is a hacker on another continent, or more official ones on this one, doesn’t matter. Your data is being sent, and it can be sniffed out. Never fear, there is a solution.

Encryption keys are easy to create, and allow you to configure your own encryption types and levels. In this article, we’ll go over how to create your own key on Ubuntu servers. It will probably work just as well on other flavors of Unix/Linux, but the commands may vary a bit. Continue reading How to Create a Self-signed Security Key