Pro PHP Security

Pro PHP Security : From Application Security Principles to the Implementation of XSS Defenses

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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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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 178 x 254 x 19.81mm | 680g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd ed.
  • XVIII, 368 p.
  • 1430233184
  • 9781430233183
  • 527,686

Table of 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
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About Chris Snyder

Chris Snyder is a software engineer at the Fund for the City of New York, where he helps develop next-generation websites and services for nonprofit organizations. He is a member of the executive board of New York PHP, and has been looking for new ways to build scriptable, linked, multimedia content since he saw his first Hypercard stack in 1988.
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