[lug] keeping up with attacks

Stephen Kraus ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com
Sat May 4 10:51:49 MDT 2019

OpenSSH does not require having your cert ahead of time unless you did a
public key method.

OpenVPN does. Add in Google Multi-Factor, and its a highly secure method.

On Sat, May 4, 2019, 12:38 PM Rob Nagler <nagler at bivio.biz> wrote:

> On Sat, May 4, 2019 at 10:15 AM Stephen Kraus  wrote:
> > Why is your SSH public facing anyways? OpenVPN is free, set it up and
> deny any SSH from external IPs. Best practice is to always use VPN or a
> Jump Box to access SSH.
> I will fail my network security certification for saying this: OpenSSH is
> more secure than OpenVPN.
> They both use the same software encryption software so that's a wash. The
> difference is that OpenSSH is older and much more widely installed.
> Therefore, I trust it more than OpenVPN.
> Bastion hosts (your jump boxes) encourage chewy centers.
> Rob
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