Friday, October 19, 2018

Keeping Things Secure

A good carpenter isn’t in love with his hammer. It’s a tool to do the job he loves. - Bill Atkinson
It was pretty cool to see a security alert fly in from Github that one of my projects has a security flaw. Like, that's awesome that Github is scanning through POM files (and probably NPM dependencies and other goodies) to detect libraries with known security vulnerabilities.
Github Security Alert
Since reformatting the home computers onto Mojave, I didn't have a home development environment setup, so I tried tackling this in a different way. I did all the updates on the iPad using Screen/Prompt back to the home server. It was a little wonky at times, but overall worked like a charm.  And now, I'm living in a patched world.