David Wong is a security engineer working on the libra Blockchain at Facebook. He is an active contributor to internet standards like Transport Layer Security and to the applied cryptography research community.
David is a recognized authority in the field of applied cryptography; he’s spoken at large security conferences like Black Hat and DEF CON and has delivered cryptography training sessions in the industry. He is the author of the soon-to-be-published Real-World Cryptography book.
In this episode, we discuss why he focused on cryptography, the evolution of blockchain, his contributions to TLS, the Noise Protocol Framework, quantum computing, why he wrote a book on crypto, presenting and teaching cryptography, sanitizing data, and so much more!