RTFM specializes in expert technical consulting for difficult problems,
with a particular focus on Network Security and Distributed Systems.
We review the security of your design or
implementation and recommend appropriate security measures.
Distributed Systems Design
We work with you to build systems which will be fast and robust --
because they're designed correctly.
Expert, Express Implementation
We provide fast, high quality implementation work. If you have something that you needed done yesterday, we'll get it done and we'll do it right.
Eric Rescorla, the founder of RTFM, is a recognized expert in Internet
Security and Distributed Systems. With Allan Schiffman, he was the
designer of Secure-HTTP. Most recently he was employed at Terisa Systems where he was the principal author of the
SecureWeb Toolkit. He is the author of SSL and TLS: Designing and Building Secure Systems (Addison-Wesley 2001).
USENIX Security Slides
If you're looking for Eric Rescorla's slides from the USENIX Security Symposium (2003):
Security Holes... Who Cares?
The Internet is Too Secure Already
A list of Eric Rescorla's publications can be found here.
Open Source Software
Eric Rescorla has written a bunch of Open Source software, which can be