Evaluating Crypto Libraries Without Being a Crypto Expert

Practical Security — Pragmatic Programmers (24 / 46)

👈 Don’t Use Low-Level Crypto Libraries | TOC | Password Storage 👉

So now we’ve ruled out low-level crypto libraries. What should we use instead? High-level crypto libraries with secure defaults written by experts.

But how do we know experts when we see them? Evaluating people based on skills we don’t have ourselves is a tough problem with no great solution. We encounter it in other parts of our…

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