LiveBox, using XMPP for notifications

LiveBox, using XMPP for notifications

Introduction In the previous article we saw some of the basics of the XMPP protocol. In this second installment I hope to expand over what XMPP’s strong suits are and how it proved instrumental in the development of LiveBox. In … Read More

Glancing At LiveBox Server Framework

Glancing At LiveBox Server Framework

Somebody once said that there is not a unique way to do a thing. There could be different ways, some more efficient, some faster, some more stable, some safer. When it comes to start a new project the decision of … Read More

Storage security, encryption goes deeper

Storage security, encryption goes deeper

In the previous post about encryption we talked about the topic in general, hinting at the choices we faced when designing this part of the security system in LiveBox. Today we’ll talk about how LiveBox implements encryption and where, to … Read More

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Facebook: acquired Private Core

Facebook announced this morning it has acquired PrivateCore, a Palo Alto-based secure server technology company. The deal does not appear to be solely an acqui-hire, as Facebook says that it plans to deploy PrivateCore’s technology into Facebook’s server stack in order to … Read More