In this Hasty Treat, Scott and Wes talk about ways to prevent malicious people from using or abusing your app.Linode - Sponsor
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- 00:26 Welcome
- 01:04 Sponsor: Linode
- 02:06 Sponsor: Sentry
- 02:59 What kind of bad things can happen to your application?
- 06:24 How do you stop bad actors?
- 12:20 Nonce tokens
- 14:10 CSRF
- CSRF Explained
- 14:50 Captcha
- 17:06 DDOS
- Cloudlfare DDOS
- 17:38 Ban known bad ASNS