Github Commit Security
Within github, there are two things you can do to make your commits more secure both for you and for others you work with: signing your commits, and ensuring that your personal email remains private in your commits. In this piece, We'll go over each of these methods, why they are important, and how to accomplish them smoothly on Mac OSX.
Anyone who has access to a repository can push a commit to that repo under your name, and nobody will be able to tell the difference. All they have to do is change their git settings to use your name and email address for commits. Let that sink in for a minute, or if it helps more, read this piece explaining how it can turn into a serious problem. The way you can solve this problem is through signing your commits with a GPG key - when you do this, github will display a "verified" badge next to each commit. You can even set up repos so t