Paragon Initiative Enterprises Blog

The latest information from the team that develops cryptographically secure PHP software.

Let's Make 2017 the Year of Simply Secure PHP Cryptography

Our plan to make libsodium a core PHP extension and write a userland polyfill for PHP 5.2.4+


The PHP Security Platinum Standard: Raising the Bar with CMS Airship

Announcing the first release of CMS Airship, which establishes the new PHP security platinum standard of today and the gold standard of tomorrow.


How to Generate Secure Random Numbers in Various Programming Languages

This blog post will maintain the industry best practices for securely generating random data in Ruby, Node.js, Java, etc.


Coming to WordPress 4.4: CSPRNG

In version 4.4 and on, WordPress's random number generator function (wp_rand) will now be cryptographically secure.


Common Uses for Cryptographically Secure Random Numbers

Some useful things that can be built with a CSPRNG.


How to Securely Generate Random Strings and Integers in PHP

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.


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