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Web applications have become the Achilles heel of IT security. Web application vulnerabilities are now the most prevalent at more than 55 per cent of all server vulnerability disclosures.
This figure doesn’t include vulnerabilities in custom-developed web applications, so it may be just the tip of the iceberg. This book is all about understanding how to quickly find and fix vulnerabilities in web applications.
The goal is to prevent attackers from gaining control over the application and obtaining easy access to the server, database, and other back-end IT resources.
Successfully learn how to automatically scan your web site for vulnerabilities — on demand!
Web application security may seem like a complex, daunting task. This book is a quick guide to understanding how to make your website secure. It surveys the best steps for establishing a regular program to quickly find vulnerabilities in your site with a web application scanner.
This book simply explains all about web application security. After reading this book you'll know how to use a web application security scanner to quickly find vulnerabilities and remediate them for stronger security. You will learn:
- Why web security matters
- How to establish a web app security program
- The benefits of automated scanning
- How automation can ease finding and fixing web app vulnerabilities
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