Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Credit card payments, part of Foundations of Programming: Web Security.
- In the last chapter, we talked at length…about protecting user accounts and passwords.…Access to user accounts is one…of the most valuable targets for hackers.…The only one that's larger than that is credit cards.…It should be obvious why credit cards are sought after,…especially by professional hackers.…Stolen cards can be used like money to make purchases…or more often, hackers sell them…to other people on the black market.…There's a clear financial incentive…for trying to steal credit card numbers.…If your site is going to accept credit cards,…then you must take special precautions…and many of these precautions are not optional.…
They're required by the credit card company…and the payment processors.…If you're going to take credit cards,…you have to learn about PCI compliance.…A number of years ago, all of the credit card companies…got together and formed an organization…called the Payment Card Industry…and the PCI Group formed a Security Standards Council…that would determine what are the requirements…for security if you're going to handle credit cards.…
This course is great for developers who want to secure their client's websites, and for anyone else who wants to learn more about web security.
- Why security matters
- What is a hacker?
- How to write a security policy
- Cross-site scripting (XSS)
- Cross-site request forgery (CSRF)
- SQL injection
- Session hijacking and fixation
- Passwords and encryption
- Secure credit card payments
Skill Level Beginner
1. Security Overview
2. General Security Principles
3. Filtering Input, Controlling Output
4. The Most Common Attacks
5. Encryption and User Authentication
6. Other Areas of Concern
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