Paragon Initiative Enterprises Blog

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

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


Why You Want Paragon Initiative Enterprises to Audit Your Code

Why your software product needs code audits (particularly with cryptography), and how we deliver a higher standard of service.


Building Searchable Encrypted Databases with PHP and SQL

How to implement field-level data encryption while still allowing fast queries.


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.


Configuration-Driven PHP Security Advice Considered Harmful

A lot of articles posted online that claim to be about PHP security are patently false and misleading.


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+


CMS Airship: Now and Tomorrow

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


Do-It-Yourself Hand-Crafted, Boutique, Artisinal Cryptosystems

How to quickly and effectively design a secure, custom cryptography protocol for your applications.


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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.

We specialize in cryptography and secure PHP development.

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