Split keys

Mohan Radhakrishnan mohanr at fss.co.in
Wed Apr 28 11:42:41 CEST 2010

    We have come across tools like SSSS. Can I use these in Windows ? I am trying to split the public key. We are the encryptors. Does that make sense ?

Looks like according to PCI, GPG is not compliant because there is no mechanism to split keys using GPG. Is there a way ?


-----Original Message-----
From: gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org [mailto:gnupg-users-bounces at gnupg.org] On Behalf Of markus reichelt
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2010 2:47 AM
To: gnupg-users at gnupg.org
Subject: Re: Split keys

* Faramir <faramir.cl at gmail.com> wrote:

> markus reichelt escribió:
> > * Mohan Radhakrishnan <mohanr at fss.co.in> wrote:
> > 
> >> What is the experience of this forum with split keys and storage
> >> ?
> > 
> > Great success.
>   By the way, I suppose the idea behind splitting the keys is to
> create several shares, which individually are useless, right? If
> so, what is the method used to archive that? I know how to split
> passphrases (like using SSSS), but I don't have any idea about what
> to use to split keys.

man split


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