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.
In version 4.4 and on, WordPress's random number generator function (wp_rand) will now be cryptographically secure.
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.
No matter what language you're developing in, there's really only one cryptography library that shines above the rest.
We aren't satisfied with the industry's current attempts to teach the basic concepts of application security to software developers; instead, we propose a gentler model.
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.
What is the potential impact of a given vulnerability? This isn't easy to answer.
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.
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