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Chapter 16. Secure Web Development

As a Linux user, you'll eventually dabble in Web development. That's a given. And Linux offers copious tools and opportunities in this area. However, when you're writing your own Web tools, you must ensure that you don't inadvertently open security holes on your otherwise secure host. This chapter will quickly examine secure Web development techniques.

Development Risk Factors: A Wide Overview

On every Web development project, you'll face three chief risks that are manifested in logical sequence, from your project's bare beginnings to its ultimate completion:

  • Faulty tools—You must keep up with the times and obtain the latest tools. Languages and libraries are carefully scrutinized but security issues within them ...

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