Isaac Potoczny-Jones

Founder @Tozny & Authentication and Privacy Specialist Isaac is the founder and CEO of Tozny, LLC, a privacy and security company specializing in easy to use cryptographic toolkits for developers. Isaac’s work in cybersecurity spans open source, the public sector, and commercial companies. His projects have included end-to-end encryption for privacy in human subject research, secure cross-domain collaboration, identity management, anonymous authorization, mobile password-free authentication, anti-forgery in hardware devices, and privacy-preserving authentication. He has worked with agencies including DARPA, the Navy, Air Force Research Laboratory, the Department of Homeland Security, the National Institute of Standards and Technologies, and other elements of the DoD and intelligence communities.  Isaac is an active open source developer in the areas of cryptography and programming languages. Education: B.S. in computer science, M.S. in Cybersecurity.

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Application-Layer Encryption Basics for Developers

Application-layer encryption should be a tool in every developer's toolbox. In this talk, I cover the basics of encryption, what are application-layer and infrastructure-layer encryption, when to use asymmetric and symmetric keys, and how to do key management. Finally, we review a complete code example for simple encryption and key management. This talk can be a jumping-off point for developers looking to add encryption to their systems, and for my previous QCon talk and material that teach encryption for developers.


Thursday May 20 / 11:10AM EDT (40 minutes)

TRACK Building Secure Systems TOPICS SecurityProgramming ADD TO CALENDAR Calendar IconAdd to calendar