Gatsby Plugin security.txt

security.txt is a proposed standard for websites to define security policies ( is a proposed standard for websites to define security policies (

What is security.txt

When security risks in web services are discovered by independent security researchers who understand the severity of the risk, they often lack the channels to disclose them properly. As a result, security issues may be communicated on inappropriate channels or left unreported.

security.txt is an Internet draft standard, submitted for RFC review, to help website owners define the process for security researchers to disclose security vulnerabilities securely. The information is provided on standard path /.well-known/security.txt

A few real-world implementation examples of security.txt

Gatsby plugin

Gatsby plugin "gatsby-plugin-security-txt" creates a text file called security.txt under the .well-known directory (see RFC5785) of your project on every Gatsby build.

The security.txt syntax follows specifications of the excellent

The plugin is

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Tomáš Fülöpp
Sint-Agatha-Berchem, Belgium
February 10, 2020, February 24, 2020, February 25, 2020, February 26, 2020
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