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Using Rack::Attack to Throttle Malicious Requests

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Ben Carle
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CIO
Using Rack::Attack to Throttle Malicious Requests
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The Barbican: Using Rack::Attack to throttle malicious requests. A case study of protecting a public Rails API from a barrage of injection attacks using Rack::Attack middleware to throttle requests.

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Ben Carle
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Ben Carle
Ben Carle

As the CIO of FullStack Labs I'm directly responsible for managing and contributing to our most critical client projects. I'm a senior software engineer with 15 years of experience building complex custom software and leading development teams. Prior to FullStack Labs I was the VP of Engineering at Tallac Networks and an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Marist College. I hold a Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University at Albany.

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