A top priority for businesses will be securing their data in 2015.
Brakeman is an open source vulnerability scanner specifically designed for Ruby on Rails applications.
It's pretty difficult to make information security predictions, and even more difficult to verify them afterwards: we can only judge the effectiveness of information security by the number of public security incidents that were uncovered, while the majority of data breaches remain undetected.
A programming flaw in the code of popular online marketplace AliExpress, which connects small Chinese businesses with international buyers and has over 7.7 million registered users, has endangered each and every one of them as it could reveal their names, shipping addresses and phone numbers to anyone who knew where to look.
Google has open source another security tool: it's called Firing Range, and it's an effective testing ground for a variety of automated web application security scanners.
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