March 7-9, 2018
Montreal, Canada

Strong crypto for everyone - libsodium in PHP 7.2

PHP 7.2 includes the libsodium cryptography library by default in the base language - the first time that a popular language has shipped with strong, modern crypto support as standard. Everyone can build secure apps without the risks of rolling your own crypto or using outdated libraries. So what's in libsodium? What kind of things can you do? What mistakes does it prevent you making? What risks remain?

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Marcus Bointon

Synchromedia Ltd

I'm responsible for, support 1CRM in the UK, and pentest and write for Radically Open Security in the Netherlands. I'm the maintainer of PHPMailer (a top-10 PHP project on GitHub), participate in many other OSS projects, and spend too much time answering questions on Stack Overflow. I'm a Linux sysadmin, MySQL DBA, and security consultant. I've spoken at technical conferences in Europe and the US. I live in the French alps with my wife, kids, guitars, skis, and bikes.

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