Paragon Initiative Enterprises Blog

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

Our Ambitious Plan to Make Insecure PHP Software a Thing of the Past

Let's solve application security at an ecosystem level by updating outdated and/or insecure blog posts to refer developers to better practices.


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


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.


Split Tokens: Token-Based Authentication Protocols without Side-Channels

A Brief Introduction to our Split Token Approach


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.


CMS Airship - Simply Secure Content Management - Now Available in the AWS Marketplace

CMS Airship is now available in the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace.


Securing a PHP Application in 2016: The Pocket Guide

A quick guide to eliminating the common threats when developing PHP applications in 2016.


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.


What's New in Defuse Security's PHP Encryption Library Version 2

Our contributions to defuse/php-encryption and how it affects future behavior


Solve All Your Cryptography Problems in 3 Easy Steps

A layman's introduction to using Halite, our libsodium wrapper


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

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