Episodes
Security and Static Code Analyzers
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Security and Static Code Analyzers

#62 Jan 8, 2017 free
Whether you're preparing for a third-party security scan or already doing peer code reviews, you should always run brakeman scanner on your application to identify potential security vulnerabilities.

Invisible Captcha
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Invisible Captcha

#10 Aug 2, 2015 free
Part of a good User Experience is making your application easy to use for your users. However, a few bad apples often cause a hinderance to your UX/UI by the addition of Captchas. Learn how to create invisible captchas to protect your forms while delivering a good UX.

Interview with Frank Rietta
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Interview with Frank Rietta

#183 Apr 17, 2019 free
In this interview, Frank Rietta, a security expert in web applications, talks about various recommendations for securing a Ruby on Rails application. Many areas are explored from code, staff, servers and infrastructure.

Securing File Uploads
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Securing File Uploads

#14 Aug 22, 2015 free
Be default, Refile does not have a way to secure file downloads. It relies on a generated hash that is unknown to users unless the page renders that image or has a download to that file. This is okay sometimes, however, protecting the file from being downloaded for those who have the URL is a bit more involved.

Complex Strong Parameters
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Complex Strong Parameters

#16 Aug 28, 2015 free
Make your strong parameters do more by extracting the logic in order to maximize the ability and security of your application.