RSA, TLS, SHA, MD5. So many acronyms and so little time dedicated to security. Security is more and more of a concern for enterprises nowadays. With some of the recent data leaks, and the astronomical fines associated with them, users and businesses want to know that their data is safe and secure. As a developer, though, security sometimes comes as an afterthought. Cryptography is a complex world, but it doesn’t have to be complicated to implement. In this talk, the speaker will introduce the basic concepts of hashing and encryption and will follow to present how to use those encryption algorithms to store data in a database securely.