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Rails API - Throttling with Rack::Attack

Episode #52 10-30-2016 free

Save expensive calculation time using Rack::Attack, we will learn how to limit requests coming into our application. This gem not only limits requests, but can be used to blacklist or whitelist users as well.

ActionCable - Part 3 - Securing Your WebSockets

Episode #39 7-24-2016 free

Using authentication and authorization, lock down your ActionCable WebSockets so that messages are only sent and received to the intended users.

Production Deployment on Ubuntu

Episode #31 5-30-2016 free

A guide to configure your Ubuntu installation and deploy a Ruby on Rails application. Lock down the settings to prevent unwanted access.

Two Factor Authentication

Episode #46 9-11-2016 free

Add multi factor authentication to your existing authentication solution. This gives your users the option to increase the level of security to their account and help prevent unauthorized access.

Restricting Access by IP Address

Episode #92 8-6-2017 free

Learn to lock down your application or parts of your application by IP Addresses.

Authorization with Pundit

Episode #47 9-18-2016 free

Prevent unauthorized access to your application with Pundit; an authorization library for Ruby on Rails which restricts what resources a given user is allowed to access.

Authentication Crash Course with Devise

Episode #45 9-5-2016 free

Devise is a flexible authentication solution for Rails based on Warden. Learn how to add a stable authentication solution like Devise to your application.

Antivirus Uploads with Clamby

Episode #43 8-21-2016 free

Using ClamAV, scan files uploaded to your application for viruses. In the event of a virus learn how to gracefully handle the infected file and notify the user.

Client Side Encryption

Episode #63 1-15-2017 free

Add an extra level of security to your application with client side encryption. Even over an SSL connection, there are attacks which could expose your users' sensitive information. Using JSEncrypt, learn how to encrypt on the client side and decrypt on the server side.

Security and Static Code Analyzers

Episode #62 1-8-2017 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.