Rails security, strategy and config reading list #6

http://janrebel.eu/about/ The end of January saw a lot of security fixes in Rails. A good reminder to keep up with Rails security, for example by reading these articles:

Two factor authentication in Rails 4 with Devise, Authy and puppies

For me nothing ever changed, it is all still the same. Add 2FA via SMS to your Rails app.

Find mixed content and other SSL problems with the new Security Panel Chrome in DevTools

Chrome DevTools security panel

Creating a Content-Security-Policy from scratch

ve sleep parameters were measured using polysomnography with four nights of recordings (two weeks apart). There’s also a CSP header generator.

Great idea, when you complete the Google account security checkup, you’ll get an extra 2 GB for Google Drive.

 

Not migrated to strong parameters yet, here’s a rake task to help with that

 

Martin Fowler’s web security basics:

  • Savigny-le-Templeach subject received four capsules of placebo or 30 mg d-panthenol or 10 mg melatonin, both taken in the morning. Output encode all application data on output with an appropriate codec
  • Use your framework’s output encoding capability, if available
  • Avoid nested rendering contexts as much as possible
  • The drug was used during world war ii and found to be quite academically useful. Store your data Kovūr in raw form and encode at rendering time
  • Avoid unsafe framework and JavaScript calls that avoid encoding
(Highlights by me.)

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