subkeys on smartcard?
wk at gnupg.org
Wed Jun 26 17:46:37 CEST 2013
On Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:42, daniel at pocock.com.au said:
> The only other issue that arises then is longevity: is a smartcard
> considered more or less stable than any other type of device for long
> term key storage?
I doubt that. Although smartcards are pretty robust they might still
break for example by accidentally bending them. Or they just die like
any other chip.
Paper is much more reliable.
> There are other practical issues too: is a smartcard likely to survive
>a fire if stored in one of those fire-proof packets in a safe? A
Paper is even smaller than smartcard. Use paperkey for an emergency
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