Join Kevin Skoglund for an in-depth discussion in this video Write a security policy, part of Programming Foundations: Web Security.
…Companies and websites usually take the time to write up privacy polices and…mission statements, but usually they have no…document to guide them regarding online security.…Writing a security policy is a good way to…get everyone in the organization in the security mindset.…Having a written document will help your entire organization stay secure.…Writing it down forces you to be specific and…to think through all the issues from all angles.…And it keeps you from having to rethink…through those issues all over again in the future.…
New hires may not have the same security knowledge as the core staff.…And won't have been part of all the conversations and choices of the past.…Having a security policy helps you to transfer…that knowledge to them when they come onboard.…A security policy should communicate how…information assets are protected in your organization.…It establishes…the rules and the guidelines for working with those assets.…You'll want to make sure that you keep it simple, clear, and easy to follow.…
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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