Chapter 12. Security Aspects

In this chapter, we will talk about different aspects of security. You will learn about validation of user data input and security best practices in our web application. This chapter covers the following topics:

  • Web security
  • Securing a server
  • Securing a client
  • Security best practices

Web security

Crime is a disease that plagues the minds of many individuals. Hackers are interested in everything from personal mailbox credentials to bank account details. The responsibility of maintaining security lies with web developers. Developers should use HTTPS to access web pages and resources with sensitive data.

Transport Layer Security and Secure Socket Layer at a glance

Secure Socket Layer (SSL) is one of the most common protocols ...

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