Security for Gophers
Mat, Filippo, Johan, and Roberto discuss security in Go. Does Go make it easy to secure your code? What common mistakes are Gophers making? What is fuzzing? How can attackers abuse your code if you use the default http mux?
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- Johan Brandhorst – Twitter, GitHub, Website
- Roberto Clapis – Twitter, GitHub
- Mat Ryer – Twitter, GitHub, LinkedIn, Website
Notes and Links
- Go Playground example #1 - this demonstrates the sql safety pattern that Roberto mentions in the episode.
- Go Playground example #2 - this demonstrates the stringer pattern mentioned by Roberto to avoid printing passwords out in logs.
- go-fuzz package - a package for generating random inputs for your code.
- So you want to expose Go on the Internet - although this needs updated, it was written by Filippo to help others tackle the challenge of securely exposing Go services to the internet.