Web Security for Developers – Real Threats, Practical Defense
English | 270 pages | Publisher: No Starch Press | Author: Malcolm McDonald | 2020 | epub | 18.66 MB
Website security made easy. This book covers the most common ways websites get hacked and how web developers can defend themselves.
The world has changed. Today, every time you make a site live, you’re opening it up to attack.
A first-time developer can easily be discouraged by the difficulties involved with properly securing a website. But have hope: an army of security researchers is out there discovering, documenting, and fixing security flaws. Thankfully, the tools you’ll need to secure your site are freely available and generally easy to use.
Web Security for Developers will teach you how your websites are vulnerable to attack and how to protect them. Each chapter breaks down a major security vulnerability and explores a real-world attack, coupled with plenty of code to show you both the vulnerability and the fix.
You’ll learn how to: