Security is a state of being protected or safe from harm from common threats.
- Let's begin our examination of web security … with a simple definition. … Webster's Dictionary defines security … as the state of being protected or safe from harm, … things done to make people or places safe, … measures taken to guard against … espionage or sabotage, crime, attack, or escape. … So security is both the state of being protected … and the measures we take to protect. … This serves as a good general definition of security. … In this course, we'll be focused … on the security of a specific industry, web development. … What makes a website secure? … When the web server and all of its applications … are protected and safe from harm. … Websites require special consideration. … They're high profile. … In fact, they're the main public face of a company. … They represent the brand. … Websites allow organizations to interact with users, … and in some cases, provide a major source of revenue. … It's not uncommon for a website to be the whole company. … Users need to be able to trust that websites …
- Threat models
- Least privilege
- Defense in depth
- Validating and sanitizing input
- Credential attacks
- SQL injection
- Cross-site scripting
Skill Level Beginner
Web Programming Foundationswith Morten Rand-Hendriksen58m 44s Beginner
Web Security: Same-Origin Policieswith Sasha Vodnik1h 54m Advanced
1. Security Overview
2. General Security Principles
3. Filter Input, Control Output
4. The Most Common Attacks
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