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Added to 'Security' section in 'Getting Started with Rails' guide, including reference to 'Ruby on Rails Security Guide'.
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+### Basic Authentication
If you were to publish your blog online, anybody would be able to add, edit and
delete posts or delete comments.
@@ -1663,6 +1665,19 @@ Authentication challenge
![Basic HTTP Authentication Challenge](images/getting_started/challenge.png)
+Other authentication methods are available for Rails applications. Two popular
+authentication add-ons for Rails are the [Devise](
+rails engine and the [Authlogic]( gem,
+along with a number of others.
+### Other Security Considerations
+Security, especially in web applications, is a broad and detailed area. Security
+in your Rails application is covered in more depth in
+The [Ruby on Rails Security Guide](security.html)
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