The web application layer is the target of more than 75% of network attacks. For security experts and Web application developers, this book offers specific hacks, tutorials, penetration testing, and step-by-step demos to protect their most vulnerable apps.
This book defines web application security, explains why developing and QA processes should start earlier to address it, and describes how it differs from other forms of internet security. The book also looks about the processes and tools required for creating, penetrating testing, and releasing a secure Web application.
The book will examine current Web application breaches to highlight the common techniques hackers employ to carry out Web assaults employing application layer flaws like SQL Injection, Cross-Site Scripting, and Buffer Overflows. Readers will be more prepared to safeguard personal information by taking a close look at the strategies hackers use to attack Web applications.