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DevConf.us 2018 is the 1st annual, free, Red Hat sponsored technology conference for community project and professional contributors to Free and Open Source technologies held at the Boston University in the historic city of Boston, USA.

When: Friday, August 17 to Sunday, August 19, 2018

Venue: Boston University, George Sherman Union Building
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Friday, August 17 • 3:50pm - 4:25pm
Usable Cryptography with José

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Increased uses of cryptography in web environments, particularly authentication, have driven a set of new RFCs: JSON Object Signing and Encryption. While these standard data formats have dominated web-based applications, they also have further applicability in a wide variety of non-web contexts. This talk will introduce you to José, a plug-able, open source C implementation of these RFCs which provides both an API for direct integration and a usable command-line interface. We will discuss the techniques that we used to keep our API usable across all the possible input parameters and show example of how you can implement José in your own infrastructure. We will also discuss some of our plans for the future, including how you can help contribute.

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Nathaniel McCallum

Senior Principal Software Engineer, Red Hat, Inc.
Nathaniel is a Principal Software Engineer for Red Hat's Security and Identity group. By day, he tackles tough security problems. By night, he tackles his five children. He is the author of a variety of security related technologies, including: 2FA for Fr

Friday August 17, 2018 3:50pm - 4:25pm EDT
Terrace Lounge Boston University, George Sherman Union Building