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Paragon Initiative Enterprises

Paragon Initiative Enterprises is a Florida-based company that provides software consulting, application development, code auditing, and security engineering services. We specialize in PHP Security and applied cryptography.


Promoting Misuse-Resistance in PASETO Libraries

How we plan to discourage insecure implementations of PASETO.


Introducing PASERK, the First PASETO Extension, for Key Wrapping and Serialization

PASERK adds public-key encryption, key-wrapping, key serialization, and unique key identification to PASETO.


PASETO is an Even More Secure Alternative to the JOSE Standards (JWT, etc.)

Announcing new versions of the PASETO protocol, which offer better arguments for security in a wider range of use cases.


Ristretto255 for the PHP Community

Introducing Ristretto255 for PHP developers


The Definitive 2019 Guide to Cryptographic Key Sizes and Algorithm Recommendations

A simple, accessible recommendation for key sizes and recommended algorithms for various cryptographic algorithms.


Our PHP Security Roadmap for the Year 2019

We have a lot of work ahead of us in 2019, and we hope it benefits the entire PHP community


Security Concerns Surrounding WebAuthn: Don't Implement ECDAA (Yet)

If you're planning on implementing the W3C and FIDO Alliance's new WebAuthn standard for hardware security token support, skip ECDAA for now.


Protecting RSA-based Protocols Against Adaptive Chosen-Ciphertext Attacks

A deep dive into preventing chosen-ciphertext (e.g. padding oracle) attacks against RSA in custom encrypted transport protocols.


Celebrating Three Years of PIE on Pi Day

Our company's name was decided on March 14, 2015, which makes its birthday very easy to remember.


The 2018 Guide to Building Secure PHP Software

Everything a developer needs to know to build secure software in the PHP programming language in the year 2018


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