John Downey

John Downey

John is the Security Lead at @braintree. There he has worked on their highly available infrastructure and integrations into the banking system.

Montreal 2017 sessions

Cryptography Pitfalls

English session - Intermediate

As developers we tend do a poor job of implementing cryptography and other security measures in our systems. Often the primitives used are out of date and overlook very subtle flaws. These mistakes lead to systems that are hopelessly insecure despite our perception that we’ve build an impenetrable fortress. Fortunately there are a few tools and techniques at our disposal that can ease some of the pain. In this talk we’ll explore some of the most