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 PostPosted: Sat Oct 15, 2016 12:02 am   
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After reviewing, my password recording methodologies are getting tough to manage (over 150 records, stored in about 25 incrementally saved locked spreadsheets), I'm needing some entry level ideas about password storage.

KeepassX offers 2 encryption methods: "either the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) or the Twofish algorithm are used
– encryption of the database in 256 bit sized increments".

AES.... I've heard of that before. Twofish? Blowfish? Dr. Seussfish? Never heard of Twofish.

Anyone use KeepassX?

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I've used keepass/keepassx/keepass2/keepassx2 for years, and in fact just recently stopped using it (moved to lastpass).

AES is quite heavily used. Twofish not so much. Neither has been broken as of yet. They are both very secure. AES due to being more common has some advantages and disadvantages. The advantage is that if it IS compromised, you'll hear about it much quicker as it's so common. The downside is that there's probably more hackers actively trying to compromise AES than twofish.

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I've used keepass and other like it, works great. Currently I'm using password-gorilla ... mostly because of the name.. lol.

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Nice, good recommendations, from experienced users of KeepassX.

What destination formats are presently supported for exporting out of Keepass2? You know, just in the case where after using KeepassX, I decide to switch to a different password manager.

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You can export to a csv (comma seperated value) file that will open with your spreadsheet application of choice.

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tlmiller wrote:
You can export to a csv (comma seperated value) file that will open with your spreadsheet application of choice.
I had hoped that csv was an option. And into the void I go.

With this many editions of each record, I have a busy winter ahead of me.

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