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Author Snyder, Chris (Christopher H.)

Title Pro PHP security : from application security principles to the implementation of XSS defenses / Chris Snyder, Thomas Myer, and Michael Southwell
Edition Second edition
Published [Berkeley, Calif.] : Apress ; New York : Distributed to the Book trade worldwide by Springer Science+Business Media, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 345 pages) : illustrations
Series The expert's voice in open source
Expert's voice in open source.
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
Summary Provides information on securing PHP applications, covering such topics as SQL injection, XSS, remote execution, temporary files, REST services, CAPTCHAs, identity verification, and versioning
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Subject PHP (Computer program language) -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Web site development -- Security measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Web sites -- Security measures -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Myer, Tom.
Southwell, Michael G.
ISBN 1430233192 (electronic bk.)
9781430233190 (electronic bk.)