A unique compact guide to securing your PHP apps
Author is an expert PHP coder, web developer and mobile app developer
PHP is still the #1 web scripting language used in the world
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Table of contents (5 chapters)
About this book
Secure your PHP-based web applications with this compact handbook. You'll get clear, practical and actionable details on how to secure various parts of your PHP web application. You'll also find scenarios to handle and improve existing legacy issues.
Is your PHP app truly secure? Let's make sure you get home on time and sleep well at night. Learn the security basics that a senior developer usually acquires over years of experience, all condensed down into one quick and easy handbook. Do you ever wonder how vulnerable you are to being hacked? Do you feel confident about storing your users' sensitive information? Imagine feeling confident in the integrity of your software when you store your users' sensitive data. No more fighting fires with lost data, no more late nights, your application is secure.
Well, this short book will answer your questions and give you confidence in being able to secure your and other PHP web apps.
- Never trust your users - escape all input
- HTTPS/SSL/BCA/JWH/SHA and other random letters: some of them actually matter
- How to handle password encryption and storage for everyone
- What are authentication, access control, and safe file handing and how to implement them
- What are safe defaults, cross site scripting and other popular hacks
Authors and Affiliations
About the author
Book Title: Securing PHP Apps
Authors: Ben Edmunds
Publisher: Apress Berkeley, CA
eBook Packages: Professional and Applied Computing, Professional and Applied Computing (R0), Apress Access Books
Copyright Information: Ben Edmunds 2016
Softcover ISBN: 978-1-4842-2119-8Published: 27 July 2016
eBook ISBN: 978-1-4842-2120-4Published: 26 July 2016
Edition Number: 1
Number of Pages: XIV, 52
Number of Illustrations: 2 illustrations in colour
Topics: Web Development, Programming Techniques, Data and Information Security