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DEFINITION: The Secure Shell Charter (SSH Charter) is a set of papers produced by the Secure Shell Working Group (SSH Working Group), an organization dedicated to updating and standardizing the popular Unix-based interface and protocol known as Secure Shell (SSH or secsh). The SSH Working Group is administered by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF), an international body that defines standard network operating  … 
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Secure Shell Protocol Reports
Why Online Trust is at the Breaking Point
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This infographic breaks down the danger that cryptographic keys and digital certificates are in, giving you essential statistics on the threats they pose to your organization.
Posted: 17 Sep 2015 | Published: 17 Sep 2015


Protect Your SSH Keys from Misuse
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses how you can enhance enterprise security with SSH monitoring and policy enforcement.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015


Special Report: The Cost of Failed Trust
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This Ponemon report uses recent cybersecurity data to reveal why cryptographic keys and digital certificates are less trustworthy than many organizations believe.
Posted: 15 Sep 2015 | Published: 15 Sep 2015


Close the Door on Cryptographic Key and Certificate Threats
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how exploits use cryptographic keys and certificates to compromise organizations, and how businesses can reduce their attack surface by securing them.
Posted: 10 Sep 2015 | Published: 31 Dec 2013


How Attackers Use Stolen Keys and Certificates
sponsored by Venafi
WHITE PAPER: This white paper breaks down the process hackers use when compromising your keys and certificates and discusses what you can do to stop them.
Posted: 16 Sep 2015 | Published: 16 Sep 2015


WS_FTP Professional and WS_FTP Server with SSH
sponsored by Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold
DATA SHEET: Secure file transfer products enable businesses to manage data, control access, and securely move files between locations. This white paper highlights how going beyond the basic FTP solutions is necessary for secure and reliable file transfer.
Posted: 01 Aug 2007 | Published: 01 Jul 2007

Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold

The Technical Complexities and Risks of Public Key Authentication: The Lack of SSH User Key Management in Large Enterprises Today
sponsored by SSH Communications Security Corp.
WHITE PAPER: While SSH (Secure Shell) user keys are often used for granting system access for system administrators, many organizations lack the proper processes for effectively managing them, introducing a number of security risks. This paper highlights ten (10) technical challenges and risks related to public key authentication and how to address them.
Posted: 21 May 2012 | Published: 21 May 2012

SSH Communications Security Corp.

Fundamental Principles of Network Security
sponsored by Schneider Electric
WHITE PAPER: This paper covers the fundamentals of secure networking systems, including firewalls, network topology and secure protocols.
Posted: 10 Jul 2009 | Published: 09 Jul 2009

Schneider Electric

7 Things Every System Administrator Should Know about OpenSSH
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This paper will focus on the OpenSSH implementation, which was initially developed as part of the OpenBSD project and is installed by default on most modern BSD and Linux-based operating systems, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux and Fedora.
Posted: 10 Dec 2008 | Published: 10 Dec 2008

Global Knowledge

The Industry Standards Mystery: Learn What Industry Standards Mean for Your Business
sponsored by IBM
EBOOK: Although industry standards were designed to make business communications simpler, the specific and complex nature of the standards themselves can seem intimidating. In this eBook, readers can gain a more in-depth understanding of industry standards.
Posted: 24 Sep 2015 | Published: 24 Sep 2015

SECURE SHELL PROTOCOL DEFINITION (continued): …  protocols.SSH is used to securely access and remotely control computers and servers. SSH provides automatic encryption, authentication and compression, facilitating secure rlogin, file transfers and TCP/IP communications. The SSH Working Group endeavors to make certain that SSH is easy to implement at the application level without intensive user interaction. Other goals of the group are to ensure that SSH will always: Provide optimum and continually updated protection against external threats Function efficiently without a global key management or certificate infrastructure Utilize existing … 
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