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Securing Your GitHub Project

by Marcin Hoppe

GitHub is the most popular platform for open source developers. This course will teach you how to secure access to your GitHub project, protect sensitive data, quickly identify vulnerabilities, and publish security fixes.

What you'll learn

Open source is everywhere and its security has a significant impact on the entire software industry. In this course, Securing Your GitHub Project, you’ll learn to improve the security of your open source code hosted on GitHub. First, you’ll explore protecting access to the code and the project itself. Next, you’ll discover how to harden your workflow and prevent sensitive data from leaking. Finally, you’ll learn how to find and fix security vulnerabilities in your code. When you’re finished with this course, you’ll have the skills and knowledge of GitHub needed to create more secure open source projects.

About the author

Marcin Hoppe is a principal engineer on the Auth0 Platform Security team at Okta. He is passionate about building secure applications and promoting security best practices in the software development community. Marcin’s experience covers software engineering and various areas of information security, such as identity and access management, application and cloud infrastructure security, zero-trust architectures, cryptography, and privacy.

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