Paragon Initiative Enterprises Blog

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

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


The Quick Guide to Simple and Secure Automatic Updates

How to build your own automatic update system that is verifiably secure.


Chronicle Will Make You Question the Need for Blockchain Technology

With Chronicle, you probably don't need a blockchain to solve your problems anymore.


Hardening Your PHP-Powered APIs with Sapient

How to use Sapient, our new Secure API Toolkit, to Harden your PHP 7 software.


Libsodium Quick Reference: Similarly-Named Functions and Their Use-Cases

A quick comparison of libsodium functions with similar names/purposes, and which one to use for a specific use case


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.


Cryptographically Secure PHP Development

Your field guide to building secure cryptography features in PHP


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.


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Our Security Newsletters

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

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