30 second web security primer

Cyber security Mike todayDecember 1, 2019 66 5

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You’re building a website or web-based application, here’s some things you should keep in mind:

  1. Never trust user input
  2. Never trust database input
  3. Always escape SQL inputs using proper libraries (for example PHP’s PDO library with prepared statements)
  4. Never let administrators enter any HTML/CSS/Javascript through the web interface
  5. Monitor your systems
  6. Keep offsite backups
  7. Keep all credentials secure and private
  8. Never expose your admin panel to the world

These are eight quick tips and techniques you can use to help mitigate risk when developing websites or web-based applications.

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