"Much more than encryption algorithms, one-way hash functions are the workhorses of modern cryptography." —Bruce Schneier
Cryptographic hashes (or one-way hash functions) allow us to compute a digest that uniquely identifies a resource. If we make a small change anywhere in a resource, its digest also changes—drastically, because of the .
Our own Alex Schoof spoke at Velocity EU 2015 in Amsterdam on managing secrets at scale in the cloud. It was a highly rated talk that earned a write-up in InfoQ. Alex will be presenting this talk at tonight’s DevOps DC Meetup in Arlington, VA.
You can view the slides from his talk on SlideShare and view his talk on Vimeo.
The exterior walls of Luminal’s downtown Frederick headquarters are made of brick. But the company isn’t focused on walls. Its software aims to make a computer system more secure from the inside, instead of relying only on exterior defenses.
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Startups don't care about security.
We hear this a lot. It may be a descendant of "developers don't care about security… that's InfoSec's concern," a situation where at least someone in the organization was paying attention to security. In the developer-dominated world of tech startups, such a statement would be nonsensical. If a startup.