libsecret is accepting Outreachy interns as well

Like other projects in GNOME, libsecret also has an open project for Outreachy internship: Create a portable library for reading/writing libsecret keyring format. libsecret is a library that allows applications to store/retrieve user secrets (typically passwords). While it usually works as a client against a separate D-Bus service, it can also use a local file […]

Secrets management for Flatpak applications

At this year’s GUADEC, I talked about how Flatpak applications could manage user secrets such as passwords. It has now been summarized as an article on opensource.com: TL;DR, the points are: If your app is using libsecret and you are willing to avoid unnecessary exposure of D-Bus Secret Service API to Flatpak sandboxes, we recommend […]

Talk on TLS 1.3 APIs

I have been recently working on TLS (Transport Layer Security) libraries, in particular GnuTLS and NSS. For the last few years there had been a lot of activities in upstream implementing the latest standard, which officially came out as TLS 1.3. While the protocol design drastically changed from TLS 1.2, applications usually don’t need to […]