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Hi, my name is Marco. Working as a Senior Software Architect at Philips. This blog is statically generated using Next.js.

I wrote my first blog March 2011. Mostly I'm writing on software development. In total I wrote 67 articles in 6 categories. Use search below to filter by title or click a category or tag to filter by tag or category.

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Secure 2FA SSH and PGP using Krypton

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In this blogpost I want to show you how easy it is to setup SSH and PGP key securily without even having them on your laptop. Instead we will have those keys on our mobile device. Yes, I hear you thinking…. Wutt, but, but, but, whaat! No worries bear with me, I walk you through it an will even explain you some magic behind the Krypton commands which we are about to use, so you will have a fully transparant understanding on Krypton. First of all you shouldn't worry about the safety of your ke…

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Howto Secure Shell easily from the terminal

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I see many struggle when it comes to using Secure Shell in a comfortable way. Many are installing unneeded applications like Putty on Windows for example. Just like I did 4 years ago. Over the years I have been working a lot on servers where there was no GUI available and learned a lot doing that. I would like to share my tips and tricks so you can also be empowered by just sticking to the terminal on your OS or simply using Git Bash on Windows. What is SSH The SSH protocol (also referred to…

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Put your ssh experience in Windows on Steroids

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In this blogpost I want to show you how you can make your life easier to work with Linux VM's and Git by configuring SSH on your Windows Machine in a secure but convenient way. Let me first elaborate a little further why you would want to apply the tips and tricks from this blog post. Git has become the de-facto standard of vcs over the past few years. You are probably using it for all your software development projects, and maybe even for your web blog, when you are blogging in markdown using…