[Owasp-leaders] Enigform News :)

Matt Tesauro mtesauro at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 15:40:04 EDT 2009


Congrats Buanzo!

You gotta love it when security is seamless - that's something that
isn't easy to accomplish.

Mad props your way!

-- Matt Tesauro
OWASP Live CD Project Lead
http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Live_CD_2008_Project
http://mtesauro.com/livecd/ - Documentation Wiki

Arturo 'Buanzo' Busleiman wrote:
> Today I migrated my Wordpress blog to my server in USA, using Apache instead of lighttpd.
> 
> Why, you may ask.
> 
> Simple: mod_openpgp, the server side component for Enigform (OpenPGP for HTTP), is for Apache.
> 
> mod_openpgp, Enigform (the firefox plugin) and now the Enigform-Authentication for Wordpress plugin,
> are what my OWASP SoC projects are all about.
> 
> Today, I used Enigform for Wordpress for the first time. And it just worked. I click login, and the
> Secure Session gets started, using OpenPGP for everything :)... transparently for wordpress!
> 
> This is a major milestone in my life. This is what OWASP has been helping me do with the great
> Summer/Spring of Code funding money.
> 
> This, I owe it to OWASP. One night at 3.30am, 3 years ago, I woke up and said 'What would happen if
> I signed HTTP requests with PGP, and verified them server-side later?'... today, people, I have
> something TANGIBLE for the community. Not only a protocol research, but a real TOOL for a well-known
> software pice like Wordpress.
> 
> Thanks again. I'm very very happy about this :)
> 
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