2 Apr 2020
What data is sensitive and needs to be encrypted according to the modern data privacy regulations like GDPR, CCPA, HIPAA, FFIEC, etc.? This is a cheat sheet and an explanation of how we approach answering these questions.
7 May 2019
Step-by-step installation and configuration tutorial.
22 Nov 2018
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.
29 May 2018
We tried out and described a few approaches to reducing the size of Docker images for the components of our database encryption suite Acra. As a result, we found a way to reduce the container size by roughly 62 times.
21 Sep 2016
Second article in series, Key Management 101 will talk about basic key management concepts, goals and methods to achieve them.
15 Aug 2016
In the upcoming series of articles, we'll ascend from classic database security techniques to the modern technologies, including some cutting edge research data and our own experiments.
23 May 2016
This blog post features infographic on how to choose cryptographic frameworks when developing Android apps and adds a few notes about Native/Java crypto.
30 Mar 2016
This blog post features infographic on how to choose crypto when developing iOS apps. It's always useful to put tool choice in context of causes (goals) and effects. This is what we've tried to do in this post.
17 Mar 2016
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.
14 Mar 2016
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.