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Koumbit is hiring a new member of our infrastructure team

Koumbit is looking for a new member on our infrastructure/sysadmin team, to work 15 hours per week, at a rate of $21.60 per hour. The position will be held from March 20th 2017.

Koumbit has been providing web, email, and server hosting in addition to web site consultation services since 2004. We maintain physical and virtual servers, hosting platforms, network infrastructure, and phone systems. Koumbit is based around openness and equality: workers are specialized in open source technology and are organized non-hierarchically.

Reliably generating good passwords

Passwords are used everywhere in our modern life. Between your email account and your bank card, a lot of critical security infrastructure relies on "something you know", a password. Yet there is little standard documentation on how to generate good passwords. There are some interesting possibilities for doing so; this article will look at what makes a good password and some tools that can be used to generate them.

On Deniability and Duress

Imagine you’re at a border crossing, and the guard asks you to hand over all of your electronics for screening. The guard then asks that you unlock your device, provide passwords and decryption keys. Right now, he’s asking nicely, but he happens to be carrying an unpleasant-looking rubber hose, Yes, cryptographers actually do call this “rubber hose cryptanalysis.” and appears to be willing to use it. Now imagine you’re a journalist covering war crimes in the country you’re trying to leave. So, what can you do?

Assemblée générale annuelle 2016 de Koumbit

Monday, 5 December 2016 -
18 to 21

Vous êtes cordialement invité à participer à la 12ème Assemblée générale annuelle du Réseau Koumbit, le lundi 5 décembre 2016, dès 18h00 pour un petit buffet et discussions informelles. Cet évènement permet aux membres et sympathisant-e-s de Koumbit de prendre connaissance des développements de la dernière année et d'influencer ceux qui sont à venir.

World Social Forum

Tuesday, 9 August 2016 - 12 to Sunday, 14 August 2016 - 18

The goal of the WSF 2016 is to gather tens of thousands of people from groups in civil society, organizations and social movements who want to build a sustainable and inclusive world, where every person and every people has its place and can make its voice heard.

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