ChicagoRuby is a group of developers & designers who use Ruby, Rails, and related tech.

Video icon Meetup Video

Rails Security in the Wild by Matt Konda and Jon Claudius

Recorded December 10, 2012 at ChicagoRuby Downtown

Rails applications can contain real security vulnerabilities. The presenters will show how to improve security in Rails apps, and they will introduce several tools that can be used to help to identify issues during development. The evening will conclude with an abbreviated debate with audience participation: builder vs. breaker.

About Matt Konda and Jon Claudius

Matt Konda ( founded Jemurai to bridge the gap between developers and security experts. He does training, security code reviews, and agile security consulting - but is focused on developing a product in Rails called HoneyField that provides analytics around security events to developers. Jon Claudius ( is a security researcher at Trustwave SpiderLabs where he works on finding and fixing application security vulnerabilities. He also works full time on a vulnerability scanner written in Ruby. He spoke at BlackHat and Defcon in the Summer of 2012.

More Videos

  • Crystal - The Programming Language by Justin McNally

    November 01, 2016

  • ETLS - Not Just for Enterprise by Mark Yoon

    October 04, 2016

  • RubyMine's Jewels by Malcolm Newsome

    September 06, 2016

  • Number Theory: Why Cryptography Works by Jeffrey Rabovsky

    August 02, 2016

  • How to Build and Maintain Large Ruby Apps by Enrico Teotti

    July 05, 2016

Arrow icon Full Video Archive