Any future for the Crypto Stick?

arne renkema-padmos arne.renkema-padmos at
Sun Dec 1 13:21:56 CET 2013

On 12/01/2013 12:45 PM, Einar Ryeng wrote:
> Hi.
> The GPF Crypto Stick has been unavailable for months now, and I wondered if
> anyone here has information on its future.
> After the German Privacy Foundation apparently closed down this summer, I've
> started getting worried that we've seen the end of what I consider the most
> practical hardware token for GPG.
> Any news on the crypto stick (or similar initiatives) would be appreciated.
> Cheers,

An OpenPGP card with something like a Gemalto SIM usb adapter would seem 
to fit the bill.


Arne Renkema-Padmos
Doctoral researcher
SecUSo – Security, Usability and Society

Center for Advanced Security Research Darmstadt

TU Darmstadt, Department of Computer Science
Building S2|02, Room B214

Phone: +49 163 734 6164

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