Security

The trouble with OpenSource

It’s no secret that the world runs on open-source. From our Apache and NGinx webservers, our Ubuntu server OS’s, even our .NET and python programming languages. However, how many think that this could potentially be an issue?

AWS Secret Storage

Working with any form of a secret in development such as usernames, connection strings, passwords, etc is always difficult. Simply finding a convenient and efficient way of storing them without putting them in source control can be a daunting task…. Read More ›

Storing Sessions in a database

Most common applications and “home-brew” sites use sessions for storing temporary data as well as authentication. However, sometimes a developer may want the session to span over multiple domains and or servers, and some may just be very security conscience…. Read More ›

Secure Hashing

Many developers believe in the practice of securing passwords and other financial data using a hash function (a function of turning some kind of data into a small number that may serve as a digital “fingerprint”). However just hashing a… Read More ›