Pro PHP Security: from Application Security Principles to the Implementation of Xss Defenses (2nd ed. 2010)

Pro PHP Security: from Application Security Principles to the Implementation of Xss Defenses (2nd ed. 2010)

By: Michael Southwell (author), Thomas Myer (author), Chris Snyder (author)Paperback

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PHP security, just like PHP itself, has advanced. Updated for PHP 5.3, the second edition of this authoritative PHP security book covers foundational PHP security topics like SQL injection, XSS, user authentication, and secure PHP development. Chris Snyder and Tom Myer also delve into recent developments like mobile security, the impact of JavaScript, and the advantages of recent PHP hardening efforts. Pro PHP Security, Second Edition will serve as your complete guide for taking defensive and proactive security measures within your PHP applications. Beginners in secure programming will find a lot of material on secure PHP development, the basics of encryption, secure protocols, as well as how to reconcile the demands of server-side and web application security.

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About Author

Chris Snyder is a software engineer at the Fund for the City of New York, where he helps develop next-generation websites and services for nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the executive board of New York PHP, and has been looking for new ways to build scriptable, linked, multimedia content since he saw his first Hypercard stack in 1988.


* Why Is Secure Programming a Concern? * Validating and Sanitizing User Input * Preventing SQL Injection * Preventing Cross-Site Scripting * Preventing Remote Execution * Enforcing Security for Temporary Files * Preventing Session Hijacking * Securing REST Services * Using CAPTCHAs * User Authentication, Authorization, and Logging * Preventing Data Loss * Safe Execution of System and Remote Procedure Calls * Securing Unix * Securing Your Database * Using Encryption * Securing Network Connections: SSL and SSH * Final Recommendations

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/12/2010
  • ISBN13: 9781430233183
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 386
  • ID: 9781430233183
  • weight: 680
  • ISBN10: 1430233184
  • edition: 2nd ed. 2010

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