A year-in-review blog post about our projects at Paragon Initiative Enterprises.
There are three forms of dishonesty: Lies, damned lies, and security trade-offs.
If you're wondering which cryptography library you should use in your project, this should help make the decision easier.
The theory and practice of securing file upload form handlers. Our examples are in PHP, but many of the filesystem security concepts here are language agnostic.
Don't just fix security vulnerabilities, prevent the habits that cause them in the first place.
If you ever wondered the best way to encrypt a username or row ID for an obfuscated URL in PHP, this is the article for you.
With PHP 7 nearing its official release, let's reflect on the state of cryptography in PHP applications.
A human-readable overview of commonly misused cryptography terms and fundamental concepts.
Some useful things that can be built with a CSPRNG.
A lesson on cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generators in PHP, and how to generate random integers and strings from a high quality entropy source like /dev/urandom to generate secure random passwords in PHP.
Will tomorrow bring costly and embarrassing data breaches? Or will it bring growth, success, and peace of mind?
Our team of technology consultants have extensive knowledge and experience with application security and web/application development.
Want the latest from Paragon Initiative Enterprises delivered straight to your inbox? We have two newsletters to choose from.
The first mails quarterly and often showcases our behind-the-scenes projects.
The other is unscheduled and gives you a direct feed into the findings of our open source security research initiatives.