Awards

Liran Tal GitHub Stars Award

GitHub Stars award

GitHub Stars are a diverse set of individuals that inspire, educate, and influence those around them. They are nominated by GitHub as experts and technical leaders who passionately share their expertise with others.

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Liran Tal OpenJS Foundation Security Award

OpenJS Foundation Pathfinder award for Security

"Liran is a tireless advocate for security in the JS ecosystem. He works hard to build bridges, educate developers about security issues, and support Open Source projects working to improve their security posture. Liran has served on the Node security team and is always available to support developers!"

- The OpenJS Foundation

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Liran Tal Schrodinger Award

Schrodinger Open Source Day award

Liran Tal delivered the opening keynote at the OpenSourceDay 2023 event in Italy and was honored to receive the Schrodinger Open Source Day award.

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Appreciation & Milestones

A changelog of assorted community appreciation and recognition as well as personal and professional milestones and achievements for Liran Tal.

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  1. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "What an honor. Thank you Liran. Some people talk about AppSec (me) and some people really dig in and do the work (you). I'm a big fan. ๐Ÿค™๐Ÿป"

    2020-11-12
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    Jim ManicoOWASP Leader
  2. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "This is one of the best guides I've seen on this topic, really cool stuff. Definitely going to take a look at @snyksec's @github action to add it in our @hoprnet project."

    2021-01-13
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    Jose AguinagaHead of Engineering at @hoprnet
  3. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "This has become my primary source for learning docker with node. Thanks for sharing these ๐Ÿ’"

    2021-05-14
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    Dev Sharma
  4. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "After being in a workshop by @liran_tal and realizing that RegExps can be exploited fairly easily, I decided to use a validation library. I even contributed to the @DefinitelyTyped definition of it :D"

    2022-07-03
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    Fernando CarrascosaTech Lead
  5. JavaScriptLandia Pathfinder Security Award to Liran Tal

    Congratulations again to the recipients of our first ever JavaScriptLandia awards last week at #openjsworld22! โญ๏ธ @BethGriggs_โญ๏ธ@matteocollina โญ๏ธDarshan Sen โญ๏ธ@TzviyaSiegman โญ๏ธ@liran_tal โญ๏ธ @wesbos

    2022-06-16
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    OpenJS Foundation
  6. GitHub Star

    Congratulations to @liran_tal, on becoming a GitHub Star โญ. Liran โค๏ธs making security accessible to all. He's a maintainer, speaker, author, and mentor. Check out his GitHub Star profile.

    2021-06-16
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    GitHub
  7. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "Quickly find publicly known security vulnerabilities in a website's JS libs ๐Ÿ–‹ by @liran_tal ๐Ÿ’ญ #cli #javascript #security https://changelog.com/news/83PM "

    2019-10-08
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    ChangelogTech Lead
  8. JavaScriptLandia Pathfinder Security Award to Liran Tal

    Flattered and deeply honored to be awarded the @OpenJSF JavaScriptLandia Pathfinder Security Award for 2022, announced on OpenJS World 2022 in Austin ๐Ÿฅฐ. Many thanks to everyone who have nominated me. I'm passionate to educate and help improve developer security for us all.

    2022-07-18
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    Liran TalDirector of Developer Advocacy, Snyk
  9. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "I really love the cheat sheets you made on this. I can't do anything with #NodeJS and #Docker without considering your suggestions/insights"

    2022-10-14
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    Manuel S. MartoneSenior Engineering Manager @TrustLayerIO
  10. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "path traversal - may the path be with you, @liran_tal warning about dangers in vscode extensions dotdotpwn'ing /etc/hosts @ #NodeConfEU r%2d%u"

    2022-10-14
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    Duncan HealySoftware Engineer
  11. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "path traversal - may the path be with you, @liran_tal warning about dangers in vscode extensions dotdotpwn'ing /etc/hosts @ #NodeConfEU r%2d%u"

    2022-10-14
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    Duncan HealySoftware Engineer
  12. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "๐Ÿ›ก In @HTTPArchive's Web Almanac security chapter, @Saptak013, @liran_tal& @_clarkio share correlations between security adoption measures. They also discuss Web Application Security Working Group's standards & drafts."

    2022-10-02
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    Snyk
  13. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "https://github.com/lirantal/lockfile-lint is a great tool to help reduce that risk"

    2022-10-14
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    ShuSoftware Engineer at Vercel
  14. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "This should be a standard for any back-end-to-front-end integration! Thank you @liran_tal!"

    2022-10-17
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    Gabriel MangiureaSoftware Engineer at Vercel
  15. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "This should be a standard for any back-end-to-front-end integration! Thank you @liran_tal!"

    2022-10-17
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    Gabriel MangiureaSoftware Engineer at Vercel
  16. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "This re-prompted me to test Debian (Bullseye + Node 18.11 vs Alpine) images on Cloud Run. I ran a quick experiment for a couple of hours. Debian is ~: 30% lower CPU, 30% lower startup latency, 30% lower billable time ($), ~10% more RAM Thanks so much, as always, @liran_tal!"

    2022-10-21
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    Neil CraigLead Technical Architect at @BBC.
  17. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "All @nordicjs talks are finally online, thanks a lot! here are my favs: ES2025 news, Interviews for developers, hacking react apps by @liran_tal, Leveraging types to make UI by @bloodyowl, security risks in your node_modules by @feross, web perf boost by @vitalyf"

    2022-10-21
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    George SifaldaEarly startups dev advisor
  18. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks to @liran_tal, now I have a better understanding why you should always use โ€œโ€”ignore-scriptsโ€ within your 'npm install' calls ๐Ÿ˜ˆ #JSNation #gitnation"

    2022-06-16
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    Konstantin KlimashevichProgram Committee member | @thejsnation @reactsummit @ReactAdvanced @reactdayberlin โค JS
  19. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "I know I'm not allowed to call favsies but REALLY enjoyed @TauriApps' and @liran_tal sessions at #jsnation on, respectively, shipping code with a smaller footprint using open source, and OSS supply chain security ๐Ÿ”’"

    2022-06-161
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    FloorEarly startups dev advisor
  20. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "ื‘ื”ืจืฆืื” ืฉืœ ืœื™ืจืŸ ื˜ืœ, ืื—ื“ ื”ืžืชื›ื ืชื™ื ื”ื˜ื•ื‘ื™ื ืฉืื ื™ ืžื›ื™ืจ :-) #drupalcampisrael2013"

    2013-10-09
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    Ran Bar ZikSenior Architect at Cyberark
  21. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks to @liran_tal, we're now running Node 18 Debian (slim) in prod & I measured the improvements vs Alpine w/ same workload: โœ“ -16.3% CPU, โŒ+8.6% RAM, โœ“ -3.7% exec time, โœ“ -14.5% start latency, โœ“ -17.6% billable time (& thus $ saved), 5 lines of config changed. Anyone know why?"

    2022-10-27
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    Neil CraigLead Technical Architect at @BBC.
  22. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "JavascriptLandia Security pathfinder award @liran_tal #openjsworld22"

    2022-06-07
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    Waleed AshrafMember @Node.js
  23. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "uuhuuuuuu congrats @liran_tal for the Pathfinder award for security ๐Ÿคฉ๐Ÿคฉ #openjsworld22 #openjsworld"

    2022-06-07
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    Erick WendelGitHub Star, Node.js collaborator
  24. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks @liran_tal, you had great insights and it was a pleasure to pick your brain."

    2022-05-30
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    Agam MoreDev Growth - Remote Dev - Creator of http://Unzip.dev
  25. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Did you already hack a React App? We are doing it with @liran_tal #JSDayCAN2022"

    2022-05-07
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    Fernando CarrascosaTech Lead and Senior Front End Engineer @INGnl Web
  26. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Being part of @canariasjs staff gives me the privilege to attend and record @liran_tal workshop. Wonderful professional and better person. #JSDayCAN2022"

    2022-05-05
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    Goyo RegaladoSoftware Engineer
  27. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Being part of @canariasjs staff gives me the privilege to attend and record @liran_tal workshop. Wonderful professional and better person. #JSDayCAN2022"

    2022-05-05
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    Goyo RegaladoSoftware Engineer
  28. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Being part of @canariasjs staff gives me the privilege to attend and record @liran_tal workshop. Wonderful professional and better person. #JSDayCAN2022"

    2022-05-05
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    Goyo RegaladoSoftware Engineer
  29. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "'Ready, Code, Push'- Fascinating Advancing open source course, lead by @liran_tal"

    2022-03-29
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    Or ManorDataGeek & Google Developers Women Techmaker Ambassador(WTM)
  30. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks Liran! The island tech community is wonderful and we're proud to be part of it. Your presentation was fantastic and spurred discussion at our firm about how to be more deliberate about web security."

    2022-05-08
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    Sebastian GoodCo-founder of @experoinc
  31. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "ืชืคืงื™ื“ ื”Developer Relations ื”ื•ื ืื—ื“ ื”ืžืืชื’ืจื™ื ืฉื™ืฉ. ืื ืฉื™ DevRel ื˜ื•ื‘ื™ื ืฆืจื™ื›ื™ื ืœืฉืžื•ืจ ืขืœ ืื™ื–ื•ืŸ ืœื ืคืฉื•ื˜ ื‘ื™ืŸ ืจืžื” ื˜ื›ื ื™ืช ื’ื‘ื•ื”ื”, ื™ื›ื•ืœื•ืช ืชืงืฉื•ืจืช ื•ื”ืขื‘ืจืช ืžืกืจื™ื, ื•ื™ืฆื™ืจื” ืžืชืžืฉื›ืช ืฉืœ ืชื•ื›ืŸ ื‘ืขืœ ืขืจืš. ืžืžืฉ ื›ื™ืฃ ืœืจืื•ืช ื ืฆื™ื’ื•ืช ืžืฉืœื ื•, @liran_tal, ื‘ืจืฉื™ืžืช 100 ืื ืฉื™ ื”DevRel ื”ืžืฉืคื™ืขื™ื ื‘ืขื•ืœื https://ecairn.com/blog/top-100-influencers-devrel"

    2022-03-15
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    Liad YosefHead of Frontend at Duda
  32. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "We would like to thank 470 npm practitioners who participated in our research and provided valuable feedback. The paper is available in arXiv: https://lnkd.in/gwGt989T. @liran_tal"

    2022-02-15
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    Nusrat ZahanPhD Candidate@NCSU CS || Former Research Intern @Microsoft
  33. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "We would like to thank 470 npm practitioners who participated in our research and provided valuable feedback. The paper is available in arXiv: https://lnkd.in/gwGt989T. @liran_tal"

    2022-02-15
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    Nusrat ZahanPhD Candidate@NCSU CS || Former Research Intern @Microsoft
  34. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "An ESLint plugin to detect and stop Trojan Source attacks #infosec #javascript"

    2021-11-21
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    JS Party
  35. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "dockly is an immersive terminal interface for managing docker containers and services https://buff.ly/2IHF1gg"

    2018-12-20
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    learnk8s
  36. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "If you're working with #Docker, do yourself a favour and checkout @liran_tal dockly https://github.com/lirantal/dockly"

    2018-05-06
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    Kim CarterFounder of http://binarymist.io, creator of @purpleteamlabs
  37. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "Dockly is a lightweight CLI Docker management tool. Limited but useful when using SSH."

    2019-11-11
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    Razvan T. ColojaLinux admin and SBC enthusiast
  38. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "Dockly - Manage Docker Containers From Terminal #Dockly #Docker #Virtualization #ManageDockers #LinuxContainers #Nodejs #Opensource #CLI https://ostechnix.com/dockly-manage-docker-containers-from-terminal/"

    2019-05-22
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    OSTechNix
  39. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "๐Ÿณ lirantal/dockly Immersive terminal interface for managing #docker containers and services https://github.com/lirantal/dockly"

    2019-05-02
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    Quentin AdamCEO @clever_cloud, co-founder @_icilundi, Chairman @OpenInternetPro, co-founder @Makair_fr
  40. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "Just want to give a shout out to @liran_tal for writing this cheatsheet for dockerizing nodejs apps: https://snyk.io/wp-content/uploads/10-best-practices-to-containerize-Node.js-web-applications-with-Docker.pdf I don't know how many times I've pointed people to it."

    2022-01-28
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    Jarrod OversonCTO & Founder of @candle_corp
  41. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Highly recommend this beyond-the-basics Node.js talk by Liran Tal 'Mastering Node.js best practices for Docker-based applications' https://youtu.be/VSEx8gV51lY"

    2022-01-25
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    Yoni GoldbergNode.js consultant
  42. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Highly recommend this beyond-the-basics Node.js talk by Liran Tal 'Mastering Node.js best practices for Docker-based applications' https://youtu.be/VSEx8gV51lY"

    2022-01-25
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    Yoni GoldbergNode.js consultant
  43. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "This guy is the best!!! I hugged him tight! โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ"

    2022-11-22
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    Natalia VendittoDeveloper Experience at Microsoft
  44. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "This morning I learned how to author an ESLint plugin! Pretty cool ๐Ÿ˜ Thanks @simonesanfradev and @liran_tal"

    2022-11-09
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    Luciano MamminoSenior Architect @fourTheorem
  45. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "Open Source is awesome! I have been learning a lot about ESLint, ASTs, and security working on this PR: https://github.com/eslint-community/eslint-plugin-security/pull/95 - A huge thank you to @simonesanfradev for involving me in this, to @liran_tal for inspiring this work, and to @slicknet for the awesome review session!"

    2022-12-09
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    Luciano MamminoSenior Architect @fourTheorem
  46. ๐ŸŽ‰

    "ื”ื™ื™ ืœื™ืจืŸ, ื™ืฆื ืœื™ ืœืฆืคื•ืช ื‘ื”ืจืฆืื” ืฉื”ืขื‘ืจืช ืœื˜ื›ื ื™ื•ืŸ ื‘ื ื•ืฉื ื—ื‘ื™ืœื•ืช ื–ื“ื•ื ื™ื•ืช ื•ืจืง ืจืฆื™ืชื™ ืœื”ื’ื™ื“ ืฉื”ื”ืจืฆืื” ื”ื™ื™ืชื” ืžืจืชืงืช ื•ื’ื ื”ืขื‘ืจืช ืื•ืชื” ื‘ืฆื•ืจื” ืžืžืฉ ื‘ืจื•ืจื” (ืื ื‘ืžืงืจื” ื™ืฉ ืœืš ืขื•ื“ ื”ืจืฆืื•ืช ืคื•ืžื‘ื™ื•ืช ืฉื”ืขื‘ืจืช ืื• ืฉืชืขื‘ื™ืจ, ืืฉืžื— ืœืฉืžื•ืข ืขืœ ื›ืš)."

    2022-12-26
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    StudentA university student
  47. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thank you so much. You are my inspiration ๐Ÿ˜Œ"

    2023-01-20
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    Mohammad Shaad ShaikhFull Stack Web Developer
  48. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks for your contribution. You make world a better place mate"

    2023-01-20
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    ManOrInfinityEngineer
  49. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Security is such an overseen topic on FE development. The @snyksec team is doing a great job in sharing knowledge and @liran_tal is producing content left and right!!"

    2021-10-29
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    Atila FassinaEngineer
  50. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Holiday it is coming to an end. I was almost entirely absent from social media but did not code for two weeks! ๐Ÿคฏ I did watch the whole start wars movies instead & finished reading @liran_tal book โ€œEssential Node.js Security for Express Web Applicationsโ€ which I totally recommend"

    2021-10-30
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    Ewerton AzevedoEngineer
  51. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Highly recommending you to follow @liran_tal as he has been doing a lot of work on improving security of JavaScript & Node.js projects. https://github.com/lirantal has some of the past tools etc. listed, and he does a good amount of writing about the topic."

    2021-11-27
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    Daniel SchildtEngineer
  52. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Bumping from January. Great resource from @liran_tal and the Snyk team."

    2021-05-18
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    Kenn WhiteEngineer
  53. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Good managers push you forward. Amazing ones keep doing it long after you left. Thank you @liran_tal โค๏ธ"

    2021-05-31
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    Idan CohenSoftware Developer
  54. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Convinced I gotta get @snyksec into my projects after seeing @liran_tal's talk on security. @VoxxedFrontend"

    2019-05-22
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    Vlad DurneaCEO @madapes
  55. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Look what I picked up at #OReillySACon. Kudos @liran_tal @guypod and @snyksec!"

    2019-11-07
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    Avi DouglenFounder and CEO Bounce Security
  56. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Excellent talk by @liran_tal at @devseccon TLV. We know that open source packages are dangerous - containers contain lots of them and are VERY dangerous!"

    2019-11-05
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    Ethan SchorerAppSec Team Leader, Monday.com
  57. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Thanks to @liran_tal, @HugoLocurcio and Hongarc for the contributions to MockIt yesterday ๐Ÿ™‡โ€โ™‚๏ธ ๐ŸŽ‰ ๐Ÿ‘ I found https://allcontributors.org through @kentcdodds open source work, and I think it's such a great tool!"

    2019-04-21
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    David BoyneEngineer
  58. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "The change that I made in @liran_tal's lockfile-lint just saved me from committing "version": "file:" in my package-lock.json ๐Ÿ‘Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿป"

    2019-03-10
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    James SingletonSenior Software Engineer, Zendesk
  59. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "I want to publicly thank the amazing work that @snyksec is doing for help us to understand what is going on in the #OpenSource ecosystem regarding #Security.This awesome talk from @liran_tal is one of the keys to understand the big picture. ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ‘"

    2020-01-09
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    Ulises GasconSenior Software Engineer
  60. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Remember when I said use a lock file and you will be safe? Turns out it's not that that simple! Great read from @liran_tal Why npm lockfiles can be a security blindspot for injecting malicious modules | Snyk https://buff.ly/2mDI5on"

    2019-10-01
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    Chris LaughlinSoftware Engineer
  61. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Some of the things I'm teaching I know from you ๐Ÿ˜"

    2021-11-18
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    Zbyszek TenerowiczSoftware Engineer
  62. ๐Ÿ™Œ

    "Hey man! Your content on has helped me a ton ๐Ÿ˜Š"

    2023-09-25
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    Scott SpenceApplication Team Lead @XtendOps