CHAPTER 7

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WebSocket Security

The chapters in this book so far have shown you how WebSocket enables full-duplex, bidirectional communication over the Web. We’ve looked at how layering WebSocket with commonly used standard protocols like XMPP and STOMP enables you to take your TCP-based architectures to the Web and allow your applications to be accessed from almost anywhere. You also learned how you can enable remote control of systems over the Internet using VNC.

With these abilities comes the challenge and complexity of security. Web security is a topic that is as important as it is misunderstood. Although aspects of a software system can be ...

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