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#Crypto Exchange #Coinbase Open-Sources Its Security Scaling Tool


U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase is making a recently developed automated security scaling tool available to the public.

Called Salus, after the Roman the goddess of safety and well-being, the program can automatically choose to run and configure different security scanners and issue a report on the results, according to a Thursday blog post from Coinbase developer Julian Borrey.

Available as an open-source tool on GitHub from today, Salus is said to offer the advantage of being able to centrally coordinate security scans across a large number of software storage repositories, avoiding having to configure a scanner for each different project.

It also means that, when making system wide changes to security scanner setups, updates can be made centrally within Salus to roll out across all repositories, the post states.

Coinbase explains that it uses a combination of human code reviews and automated scans to ensure its production deployments are as "secure as possible." Salus was recently built by Coinbase to fill a gap in what was available for the team.

About Coinbase: Coinbase, one of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, makes it easy to buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin with your bank account or credit card at the click of a button.


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