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4 Apr 2019

Building Defence in Depth for Your Data Using Acra

How to protect the data in your app infrastructure using the defence in depth approach, explained on the example of Acra encryption suite.

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2 Apr 2019

New Themis 0.11.1

Meet numerous improvements, addition of Rust-Themis wrapper, and expansion of code distribution options in the new version of Themis encryption library.

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15 Mar 2019

ACRA 0.85.0 LOOKING GLASS

Introducing more flexible configuration for AcraCensor and server-side encryption mode for AcraServer. Secure search over encrypted data available for Acra Enterprise now!

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5 Mar 2019

How We Built an SQL Firewall — AcraCensor

Preventing SQL injections is troublesome: WAF is easy to bypass and a good SQL firewall is hard to find. We ended up building our own open source SQL firewall.This is how we did it.

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13 Feb 2019

Preventing SQL Injections When WAF’s Not Enough

Using SQL firewall to protect database against SQL injections at scale as compared to WAF.

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22 Jan 2019

On Blockchain and GDPR

Blockchain solves several technical challenges. Sadly, while it can be helpful, using it won't make your product automatically secure or GDPR-complaint.

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31 Dec 2018

Looking Back at 2018 — A Year in Retrospect

Seven releases of Acra, Customer Success Program and security training services, a whole new Docserver, conference talks all over the world, and much more.

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20 Dec 2018

Thank You for Contributing and Using Themis in 2018

We are extremely grateful to our open-source contributors and for the feedback from select users and want to recognize and celebrate their input in 2018!

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27 Nov 2018

Hiring External Security Team: What You Need to Know

Contrary to popular opinion, security consulting is not limited to pentests and compliance audits. In this article, we’ve outlined the 4 main security-related business risks and charted out the way to help you choose the consulting type that best suits your business.

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22 Nov 2018

How to Implement Tracing in a Modern Distributed Application

A battle-tested explanation of why tracing is a very useful technique you can benefit from in your projects. A story from the trenches of implementing distributed tracing in our Acra data security suite.

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