219 RR Brakeman and Rails Security with Justin Collins

Episode 225 · August 5th, 2015 · 1 hr 6 mins

About this Episode

02:40 - Justin Collins Introduction

03:40 - Brakeman & Static Analysis

04:02 - Common Security Vulnerabilities (and Definitions)

08:57 - The Inspiration for Brakeman

09:47 - Getting Brakeman Working (Process)

10:41 - Learning About Security

13:01 - Security and The Rails Core Team

15:19 - Should Brakeman be integrated into Rails?

16:29 - Running Brakeman On Your CI Machine

17:43 - Are there specific types of vulnerabilities that are hard to find with static analysis?

19:18 - Rails Engines

20:56 - When building an app, is security something you should focus on from the get-go?

25:32 - Code Schools Teaching Security

26:17 - Translating Lessons Learned Into Brakeman

27:24 - Handling Security and Data Breaches

32:28 - Crowdsourcing Security (Security in Open Source)

34:54 - The Technical Side of Brakeman and Static Analysis Tools

  • Identifying a Dangerous Value

37:34 - Data Tracing, Limited Data Flow Analysis

40:52 - Future Brakeman Features

43:29 - Supporting and Contributing to Brakeman

48:23 - PhDs


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