Scott McAllister

A developer's guide to webhook security

Webhooks are extremely useful for staying up to date with changes in other systems but are they secure? This post will guide you through some steps to ensure the webhooks you consume are valid.
October 3, 2023
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Scott McAllister

Webhook Verification with ngrok Edges

Keep your webhook verification settings around awhile by configuring them using an ngrok Cloud Edge. This post will demonstrate the process using the ngrok Dashboard as well as the ngrok-go library.
July 10, 2023
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Frederico Hakamine

Webhook Security in the Real World

Webhooks are the foundation of modern API development. They enable us to react to changes in our systems, an incoming text message, a successful payment, or that latest pull request no matter our stack. While webhooks are universal in concept, they are unstandardized API contracts with few organizations paying attention to their design, security controls, and overall operational experience.
November 14, 2022
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Keith Casey

Getting Started with Webhooks

From the earliest webhooks at Twilio to every major SaaS platform, webhooks have become a defacto standard in web development. But before we can use them well, we have to use them correctly. Let's look at what that takes.
March 22, 2022
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