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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.


How We Engineered CMS Airship to be Simply Secure

A deep dive into the security engineering decisions that went into CMS Airship. A lot of the decisions we made are subtle.


Split Tokens: Token-Based Authentication Protocols without Side-Channels

A Brief Introduction to our Split Token Approach


Cryptographically Secure PHP Development

Your field guide to building secure cryptography features in PHP


Everything You Know About Public-Key Encryption in PHP is Wrong

The perils and pitfalls involved with implementing public-key encryption in a PHP project, and how to do it right.


CMS Airship: Now and Tomorrow

The secure-by-default open source CMS is about to split.


Guide to Automatic Security Updates For PHP Developers

Greatly improve the security of your software by making it automatically apply the latest security updates.


Untangling the Forget-Me Knot: Secure Account Recovery Made Simple

How to implement a secure and robust "I forgot my password" system.


On the (in)security of popular open source Content Management Systems written in PHP

An analysis of the deficits in the security features offered by WordPress, Drupal, and Joomla.


CMS Airship - Simply Secure Content Management - Now Available in the AWS Marketplace

CMS Airship is now available in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.


Crypto-misnomers: "Zero Knowledge" Considered Self-Descriptive

A dissection of the misnomers and bad ideas used in cryptography products.


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We specialize in cryptography and secure PHP development.

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The first mails quarterly and often showcases our behind-the-scenes projects.

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