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Web application security fundamentals

Date:  07 Oct 2011 (Published 14 Jun 2011) |Level: Intermediate |

1. Application security concepts

It's a good idea to go through the basic terminology related to security before digging deeper into the complex risks that you face on the web. When it comes to security it's much better to be proactive than reactive. Learn the concepts and then build upon them by planning a security strategy.

2. Common vulnerabilities and attacks

Time to dig into the most common types of app-level attacks. In this section, learn how these attacks are performed and how to prevent them.

3. Developing secure applications

Now it's time to apply all the knowledge covered in security to existing and future applications from a development point of view. Vulnerabilities aren't easy to spot sometimes, so it's always best to keep security in mind when you begin writing your application.




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