To protect your personal information, you should keep both your account on GitHub.com and any associated data secure.
You can set up your account on GitHub.com to require an authentication code in addition to your password when you sign in.
You can connect to GitHub using the Secure Shell Protocol (SSH), which provides a secure channel over an unsecured network.
When using SSH to connect and authenticate to GitHub, you may need to troubleshoot unexpected issues that may arise.
You can sign your work locally using GPG or S/MIME. GitHub will verify these signatures so other people will know that your commits come from a trusted source. GitHub will automatically sign commits you make using the GitHub web interface.
You may need to troubleshoot unexpected issues that arise when signing commits locally for verification on GitHub.