093 RR Security Exploits with Patrick McKenzie

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    01:32 – Patrick McKenzie Introduction

    02:03 – Security in Rails

    09:12 – Why are there so many security issues right now?

    • White Hat and Black Hat Security Researchers

    12:35 – Vulnerabilities and Exploits

    • Zero-Day Exploit
    • Patch Day

    15:38 – Security Responses

    22:49 – Knowing you’ve been compromised

    • Re imaging with source
    • Backup strategies

    28:00 – YAML

    33:50 – Mindset of Hackers and Security Researchers

    36:13 – Enabling features and disabling default features

    • Tweets from Peter Cooper 1, 2, 3
    • XML

    50:46 – Safer coding practices

    01:03:18 – Security Monitor by Code Climate

    • Discount code for Ruby Rogues listeners: RRSEC13
    • Includes early access to Security Monitor and 50% discount off your first three months.
    • Expires March 6th

    Book Club

    Patterns of Enterprise Application Architecture by Martin Fowler: Read along with us! We will be discussing the book with Martin himself and the episode will air on Wednesday, March 20th, 2013.

    Next Week

    Robust Ruby with Ara T. Howard