Enabling two factor authentication is one of the best ways to keep your AWS and other accounts secure. There are a lots of ways to do this and one of the popular tools for this is Google Authenticator, which shows a 6 number rolling code that changes over time. Behind the scenes this code is generated from a shared secret between your phone and the service you are logging into, hashed with the current time.
I’ve been using markdown more and more in my day job to write documentation and so I am now in the process of moving from Wordpress to Jekyll
Setting up Yubikey hardware backed SSH keys for Linux was a total pain, but setting it up on macOS was actually very simple. Note this is for command line, I’ve not looked at setting this up for GUI applications.
I’ve been in India since the 19th of January, and I’ve now travelled a few thousand kilometres on the Indian Railways. Starting in Chennai (Madras) I heading down to Thiruvananthapuram (aka Trivandrum) the capital of Kerala state in the far south of India. I travelled up the west coast of India to Goa, Mumbai (Bombay) and now I’m writing this from Jodhpur.
This isn’t how a positive posts normally starts, but both Serra and I are now unemployed and looking forward to a whole year of not having a job!