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21 Sep 2016

Backend data security: Key management 101

Second article in series, Key Management 101 will talk about basic key management concepts, goals and methods to achieve them. 

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15 Aug 2016

Classic backend security design patterns

In upcoming series of articles, we'll ascend from classic database security techniques to modern technologies, including some of the cutting edge research and our own experiments in the field.

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23 May 2016

Choose your Android crypto (Infographic)

This blog post features infographic on how to choose cryptographic frameworks when developing Android apps and adds a few notes about Native/Java crypto.
 

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17 Mar 2016

Building secure end-to-end webchat with Themis

While doing some protocol design for front-end clients with WebThemis services, we wanted to try it in real-world situations first: how easily could we deploy complicated cryptographic behavior into web apps? Turns out, quite easily. This post describes one of such web apps, designed to illustrate some zero-server-trust design patterns we're using in other developments. 

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14 Mar 2016

Building LibreSSL for PNaCl

As we are still using LibreSSL as a donor for some of the cryptographic primitives, with every new architecture we have to make sure that LibreSSL compiles well. This post describes our challenges with PNaCl.

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