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Why and How to Keep Your Decryption Keys Off Web Servers

Suppose a worst-case scenario happens: an attacker finds a remote code execution vulnerability and creates a reverse shell on one of your web...

Argon2 with Devise

bcrypt has been a great choice for safely storing passwords. However, as time has passed, a better alternative has emerged: Argon2. OWASP now...

Hybrid Cryptography on Rails

Hybrid cryptography allows certain servers to encrypt data without the ability to decrypt it. This can greatly limit damage in the event of a...

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Introducing Dexter, the Automatic Indexer for Postgres

Your database knows which queries are running. It also has a pretty good idea of which indexes are best for a given query. And since indexes don’t...

Strong Encryption Keys for Rails

Encryption is a common way to protect sensitive data. Generating a secure key is an important part of the process. attr_encrypted, the popular...

Just Table It

When it comes to data, you can mistakenly optimize by trying to choose the “right” technology for the job. Often, the best choice is right in front...


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