Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Sanitizing data, part of Foundations of Programming: Web Security.
…When validating input, we rejected data that was not acceptable.…In this movie, we'll talk about how to sanitize…the data that you choose to allow into your application.…In my opinion, sanitizing data is the most important step…that you can take towards a more secure web server.…The easiest hacks to execute, and therefore the most common…attacks, all revolve around passing in carefully constructed malicious data.…Sanitizing input is really about…asking the question, is the data potentially dangerous?…That can be a difficult question to answer.…
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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