Secure and Robust

Sequoia focuses on security and robustness in our choice of tools, our development methodology, and feature set.

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Easy to Use

A library is only as good as its integration in downstream projects. As such, we made ease of use one of our main goals.

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Holistic Approach

Improving the security of OpenPGP users requires more than a new implementation. Therefore, we are taking a holistic approach and are improving the ecosystem.

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RPM Sequoia: A Sequoia-based backend for the RPM Package Manager

By Neal on April 27, 2023

Fedora 38 is out, and unsurprisingly it comes with a lot of shiny, new things. One especially interesting novelty for readers of this blog is that this is the first release of Fedora in which the RPM Package Manager uses Sequoia to verify packages. This blog post is the story of how that came to be.

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Branching Out: `sq` Grows a Certificate Store, and More Convenient Trust Management

By Neal on April 8, 2023

I’ve just released a new version of sq, our general-purpose command-line tool for Sequoia PGP, and it’s packed full of exciting, user-visible changes. In line with our goal of providing great end-to-end authentication, this release of sq moves from working exclusively in a stateless manner to including a full PKI, and a local certificate store. It also adds a new high-level trust management interface, sq link. sq link builds on the web of trust, but uses concepts from address book management, which hopefully makes it easier for end users to understand.

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