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Pro PHP Security

From Application Security Principles to the Implementation of XSS Defenses

  • Authors
  • Chris Snyder
  • Thomas Myer
  • Michael Southwell

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xviii
  2. The Importance of Security

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 3-12
  3. Practicing Secure PHP Programming

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 13-13
    2. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 15-32
    3. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 33-43
    4. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 45-57
    5. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 59-79
    6. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 81-91
    7. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 93-104
    8. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 105-113
  4. Practicing Secure Operations

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 115-115
    2. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 117-131
    3. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 133-157
    4. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 159-175
    5. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 177-205
  5. Creating a Safe Environment

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 207-207
    2. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 209-220
    3. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 221-228
    4. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 229-266
    5. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 267-294
    6. Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, Michael Southwell
      Pages 295-326
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 327-345

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Java JavaScript PHP REST authentication database encryption programming security

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