Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Source code managers, part of Programming Foundations: Web Security (2014).
- Let's talk about how to work with source code managers…and to do it in a secure way.…Source code managers are often abbreviated SCM.…And it's part of a larger set of software…called version control systems, or VCS.…And it's because what a source code manager does is…allows us to manage the versions…of our software as we change it.…So it manages our code changes…by placing those changes in a secure data repository.…We call these changes revisions to our software.…And those revisions that we make…can be compared, restored, merged,…and even shared among a team of collaborators.…
There are a number of different…source code managers out there.…Some of the most popular ones are Git,…Subversion, Mercurial, Team Foundation Server,…SourceSafe, CVS, and Bazaar.…You may be using one of these or something el.…It really doesn't matter…which source code manager you're using.…There are some fundamental principles…that we need to be careful of…when it comes to security.…The first is controlling access to our repositories.…The first choice we'll have to make is,…
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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