Chapters from Starting & Sustaining
Make security a priority
Security is an ongoing and ever-changing challenge. There are experts who dedicate their lives to security, so how can you possibly keep your app secure? Use tools and automation as your first line of defense, and enlist experts once you can afford them.
Establish working backups
Backups aren’t a big deal until you need them. Unfortunately, by the time you need them, you may not have them. Whatever you do, don’t skip out on backups. Set them up and ensure they’re tested regularly so your business doesn’t become another example of what not to do.
Products, Services, & Tools
The Sift Science Digital Trust Platform protects your business and customers from all vectors of fraud and abuse through our Live Machine Learning, global trust network, and automation technologies.
Let’s Encrypt is a free, automated, and open Certificate Authority.
Sqreen is a web application security monitoring and protection solution helping companies protect their apps and users from attacks
Snyk helps you use open source and stay secure. Continuously find and fix vulnerabilities for npm, Maven, NuGet, RubyGems, PyPI and much more.
Appcanary makes sure you never run vulnerable software on your servers.
VersionEye notifies you about security vulnerabilities, license violations and out-dated dependencies in your Git repositories
Real-time identity verification. Verify and screen your customers for anti-fraud and regulatory compliance
Get in control of your cybersecurity. From continuous vulnerability scanning to advanced Robotic Process Automation
A fully automated approach to account security that lets your good users shape the risk models.
FraudGuard is a service designed to provide an easy way to validate usage by continuously collecting and analyzing real-time internet traffic. Utilizing just a few simple API endpoints we make integration as simple as possible and return data such as Risk Level, Threat Type, Geo Location, etc. Super fast, super simple.
How do you manage the necessary but invisible tools in your stack? How should backups work?
What processes should you establish? How can you learn and iterate more quickly? How can you work with integrations and APIs?
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