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Questions related to migration, i.e. migrating off-topic questions from the Information Security Stack Exchange site to another site or from elsewhere to this site.

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Should Law.SE be an automatic migration destination?

I've seen plenty of questions now that ask "Is it legal if...", or similar. I feel as if it would be valuable if Law.SE could be selected as a migration target, similarly to how Crypto.SE can be ...
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Why was this migrated?

Why was this migrated? There are other PGP/GnuPG question in InformationSecurity.SE https://superuser.com/questions/1436140/verify-pgp-signature-on-fedora
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How to migrate to Ask Ubuntu?

There's a new question which is asking how to run sudo ./some-script.sh on Ubuntu. It's off-topic here, but Ask Ubuntu seems like a perfect fit. However, when I go to flag it for a close vote, I don'...
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Is a question on how to evaluate anomalies in SOC reports on topic for this site?

I work in InfoSec as an IT auditor and have asked this question on The Workplace SE site some weeks back on how to evaluate anomalies in SOC 2 audit reports. Despite me editing it several times, I am ...
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Would this be a good question if moved here: Token-based authentication using access and refresh tokens

Token-based authentication using access and refresh tokens A brief summery: Is this approach secure? Specifically: Is sending the username and password through JSON safe if done over ...
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Let's not go to Stack Overflow; 'tis NOT a silly place

TL;DR How can we stop people from suggesting that bad questions be re-asked on Stack Overflow? Every so often, a new user asks a question that is more programming-related than security related. Then ...
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Where should this question regarding the viability of new TLDs go?

I asked a question that was closed, migrated, then rejected. Suppose I were to purchase a new domain of .financial, hence my email would be chris@company.financial. Question What ...
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If a question got asked again in another SE instead of being migrated to the new SE, what should we do?

So TLS handshake proof of private key posession got asked here initially but after a user's advice it got cross posted to crypto SE (https://crypto.stackexchange.com/questions/41776/tls-handshake-...
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Computer security question migrated to bitcoin.SE

I wrote a question about avoiding single point of trust in online asset management services. I used Bitcoin as an example since it's a well understood example. It was migrated to bitcoin.SE (here's a ...
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When flagging with “belongs to … site” reason, should we consider the current form of the question?

There was a question today which considering its subject belongs to StackOverflow, however in its current form it would be immediately closed there. In such cases is it better to: flag/close as "...
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Do questions about test vectors belong to Crypto.SE or SEC.SE?

Recently, a user posted this question, which I think should be migrated to Crypto.SE. A quick search shows that this specific kind of questions is present on Crypto, see this, but there is at least ...
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Would this question on steganographic protocol design be on-topic?

A question about steganographic protocol design was asked on Server Fault. It appears to be off-topic on Server Fault. To me security.stackexchange.com seems like the most obvious site to migrate it ...
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Migrate a Question - Best Practice

I've been advised from others that a question that doesn't have any comments or answers shouldn't be migrated, even if it is clearly more appropriate for another site. I don't fully understand the ...
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How to appropriately flag questions for migration?

I have recently flagged some questions for migration, e.g. this one. It was migrated, but my flag was declined with the comment: I suggest migration to the Unix and Linux stackexchange. – jknappen 2 ...
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Migration path to crypto.se

Crypto.se is graduating. Does that mean we can finally add an official "vote-to-close" option for our fourth-most-popular migration target?
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Questionable migration and loosing upvotes

I stumbled upon a question, were a user had some questions about obfuscation. His/her ideas were based-upon an article and academic research on that topic. It seemed to me that there are severe ...
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question migrated to serverfault that should not have been

https://serverfault.com/questions/715836/openssl-cms-not-finding-signer-certificate That question was migrated from security.stachexchange.com to serverfault.com and I very strongly disagree with ...
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Migration flag is limited to a very short SE sites list, why?

When flagging a question for migration, only a very short list (dare I say even a tiny list seeing all the wasted white space around it) of other StackExchange sites is proposed (namely Meta, ...
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I'd like to migrate my question to crypto.SE

Hi friendly moderators, I'd like to migrate my question to crypto.SE because I believe it would be a better fit there (even though it has an accepted answer). Unfortunately, I don't have enough super ...
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Why was this question migrated to SO?

So I happened to be browsing SO, and came across this question. As it deals more with abstract security principles and trust models than with a specific programming problem, it looked to me like a ...
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Why did my question migrate?

https://superuser.com/questions/726050/how-can-i-hide-iis-smtp-version-number Has been moved to SuperUser. It's been upvoted three times here (security) and afterwards moved to SU. Can anyone give ...
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How to migrate a question

I often have security questions about risk managment which involve considering technical details at the operating system level. These technical details are necessary to evaluate correctly which risk I ...
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What do I do if a question belongs here but is answered on Super User SE?

The question How to destroy a CD/DVD rom safely? already has good answers on the sister site Super User Stack Exchange, but I think it belongs on this site. If the question didn't exist there already,...
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Should we migrate all new Tor questions?

Stackexchange has a new beta site dedicated to Tor. Although i have questioned the site's overlap with IT Security, it went ahead to beta anyway. I think we should migrate all new Tor questions over ...
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Vote to close migrate to Crypto.Se?

I've noticed a lot of crypto questions getting VTC'd because of being offtopic here, but there isn't an option to say 'This question belongs on crypto.stackexchange.com' and they don't really belong ...
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Can we finally sort out our migration sites?

We had a proposed list of migration sites a few months back, but nothing ever came of it. The community has matured enough now that we're having to do migrates daily, and it's (probably) becoming ...
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Partially on-topic questions with dupes on more suitable sites

A recent question on data recovery raised an interesting problem. The question is on-topic in the sense of it being about forensics, but the actual question essentially boils down to "how do I recover ...
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Can have our Migration list now? [duplicate]

Pursuant to this question from a year ago, can we define a migration list for our site? As of Aug.24,2012 - the migration stats for the past 90 days: Cryptography with 16 migrations ServerFault ...
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Rejecting incoming migrations with bad answers

Rationale (summary) Questions that are migrated into this site with highly-upvoted, poor-quality answers reflect poorly on our community. When the voting on answers cannot reasonably reflect the Sec....
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Please provide Off-Topic alternative site options [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Building our own migration list Right now, you can only suggest moving off-topic questions to Meta. Can we get some options for moving questions to SuperUser, ServerFault, ...
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Migrated question not linked to my account

This question was migrated to IT Security 2 days ago. Is there some way to associate my answer to it with the user ID I just created?
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Building our own migration list [duplicate]

Now we've graduated from beta, wouldn't it be time for us to set our migration list? I would propose: meta.security of-course superuser serverfault webapps math / theoretical.cs / stackoverflow ...