Pro PHP Security

Pro PHP Security

From Application Security Principles to the Implementation of XSS Defenses

Book - 2011/01/25
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Baker & Taylor
A guide for users of the open source PHP Web scripting language furnishes a detailed overview of the defensive and proactive security measures that can be utilized to protect one's system from data destruction or site operation disruptions, explaining how to create and deplay captchas, validate e-mail, avoid SQL injection attacks, prevent cross-site scripting, and more. Original. (Intermediate-Advanced)

Springer Publishing
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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Provides information on securing PHP applications, covering such topics as SQL injection, XSS, remote execution, temporary files, REST services, CAPTCHAs, identity verification, and versioning.

Publisher: [Berkeley, Calif.] : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the book trade worldwide by Springer Science+Business Media, 2011/01/25
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9781430233183
Branch Call Number: 005.133 SNY
Characteristics: xviii, 345 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Myer, Thomas
Southwell, Michael G.


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