Security

Harddisk Encryption with Geli

This is a tutorial to guide you through the setup of a fully encrypted laptop with FreeBSD, Geli, and a separate boot/key flash drive.

Checksum a DVD

Sometimes you get a DVD that you would like to checksum. For example one to install a new operating system.

Poor Man's SSH

A poor man’s alternative to using SSH is to combine socat with spiped.

Auditing

Auditing is pretty useful, here is how to turn it on.

Hardening FreeBSD

Some things to remember – unfortunately far from being complete.

Secure Communication via Tor

Tor allows you to surf anonymously. It can be used not only for normal HTTP traffic but for SSH connections as well. The following is a quick installation guide.