If you have read every other chapter in this book, you should have a relatively good grasp on what needs to be done to properly secure an APEX application. Each previous chapter focused on proper settings, planning, or techniques that, when implemented, will provide a solid and secure foundation for your applications. These techniques include things such as authentication, authorization, data security, and tamper-proofing an application. The common thread with these techniques is that they are designed to manage the day-to-day, normal, secure operations of your applications.
The last component of security in this book—encryption—has ...