Ecosystem modules (npm) and supply chain Course

A look at npm and npm packages.

1 hour, 13 minutes

Course description

npm is the biggest software ecosystem in history. Navigating it can be complicated. In this course, we will see everything we need to know to find and assess packages. We will even see what to do if one of the packages we use is flagged as vulnerable.


Choosing a module from npm

File - 00:10:00

Reviews how to choose a module from npm.
Supply chain attacks

Video - 00:17:00

This video will focus on the risks introduced by using third-party modules and how to mitigate them.
What to do if a module you use is flagged as vulnerable

Video - 00:13:00

Sometimes, a module is flagged as vulnerable. This video will show you how to evaluate the situation.
Choosing the right npm module

Video - 00:16:00

In this segment, we will go through the process of selecting the right npm module and introduce tools to help make that choice.
npm overview

Video - 00:18:00

In this video, we will do an overview of npm and the package.json files.

Meet the author

Vladimir de Turckheim

Vladimir is a core Node.js collaborator and is involved in most security-related topics of the Node.js project. He has worked for seven years as an Application Security expert at Sqreen and as a Staff Engineer at Datadog. He is now building a new company.

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