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Pro PHP Security [electronic resource]: From Application Security Principles to the Implementation of XSS Defenses

Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
[Berkeley, CA] : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the book trade worldwide by Springer Science+Business Media, c2010.
Edition
2nd ed
Language
English
Series
The expert's voice in open source
Expert's voice in open source
ISBN
9781430233183 (pbk.), 1430233184 (pbk.)
Summary
Provides information on securing PHP applications, covering such topics as SQL injection, XSS, remote execution, temporary files, REST services, CAPTCHAs, identity verification, and versioning.
Contents
  • 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.
Description
Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
  • Includes index.
  • "Use PHP 5.3 to solve classic and modern day security concerns, from SQL injection to mobile security"--P. [1] of cover.
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