Encrypting Data at Rest & Data in Motion

September 1, 2016 -

Not all data is created equal. When thinking about protecting your data it can be easy to assume that all data is the same and that it requires the same sort of encryption. In reality, though, the data you interact with can be separated into two general categories: data in motion and data at rest. These two categories encompass the wide variety of data interacted with and collected.Read more...

Part 2: More Vulnerable Than We Think

August 18, 2016 - cybersecurity, cyberthreats, hacking

This is the second in a two part series in which we explore the vulnerability that our increasingly technological and interconnected world presents us with. The first post outlined a presentation by Avi Rubin who outlines some the broad “hackability” of our lives and some of the technological developments which will add a new level of risk to our everyday lives.Read more...

Part 1: More Vulnerable Than We Think

August 4, 2016 - cybersecurity, hacking

This is the first in a two part series in which we’re exploring the vulnerability that our increasingly technological and interconnected world presents us with. This first post outlines the highly creative presentation of Avi Rubin who points to the broad “hackability” of our lives.Read more...

Introducing Lockr for WordPress

July 21, 2016 -

We’re excited to announce Lockr’s availability in the Wordpress plugin directory, making it the first ever API and Encryption key management service for WordPress. The ease of use and integration of the Wordpress platform has made protecting your personal website even easier. Lockr’s plugin is easy to configure and setup and will effectively store keys offsite limiting your site’s vulnerability.Read more...

Top 5 Tech/Security Podcasts

July 7, 2016 - podcasts, security, technology

Podcasting as a medium and media industry has changed dramatically over the course of the past ten years. The medium is young and, as of yet, still fairly decentralized. In 2005 Apple added podcasts to its iTunes roster, but in the past three years though, since 2013, the number of podcasts available through iTunes has doubled. This surge in content suggests that the medium may be experiencing a boom similar to what was experienced in blogging throughout the early 2000’s.Read more...

What's wrong with your pa$$word?

June 21, 2016 - security, passwords, encryption

Our team here at Lockr came across this TED talk the other day, and thought it would applicable to our readers. We tried to pick out the important parts of the talk and highlight some of the best practices, hope you enjoy Read more...

The Panama Papers Leak. Could it have been stopped?

June 2, 2016 - security, API

The Mossack Fonseca data breach, known more commonly as the Panama Papers, which occurred earlier in April contained approximately 11.5 million leaked documents which detailed the information of more than 214,488 international entities. The fallout from the leak has been catastrophic for many high profile and wealthy individuals and corporations who have been implemented now in money laundering, fraud, tax evasion, as well as the evasion of international sanctions.Read more...

“Simplifying Security: Protecting your Clients and your Company”

May 19, 2016 - security, DrupalCon, business

Lockr and Cellar Door Media founder, Chris Teitzel, had the opportunity to be a part of a panel discussion on security during a session at DrupalCon 2016, held in New Orleans.Read more...

Changes to Mandrill and How Lockr can Help You Stay Secure

April 12, 2016 - email, API, keys, security, drupal, wordpress

Recently, MailChimp announced that Mandrill is becoming a transactional email add-on to their paid MailChimp accounts instead of a completely separate product. Mandrill was created by MailChimp over four years ago as a transactional email service separate from their standard email service that so many enjoy.Read more...

Drupal Security: Our Journey in Encryption Key Management

March 31, 2016 - drupal, encryption, keys, API

To many developers, encryption can be a scary thing. Thankfully, with the folks at Townsend Security and a dedicated community of contributors, we’ve taken great strides in making modules to encrypt Drupal sites easy and approachable for anyone to use.Read more...

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