Request methods, CSRF, escaping & headers Course

In this course, you'll explore request and response security in Laravel.

26 minutes

Course description

This course focuses on supporting request and response security. First, we’ll discuss how Laravel supports semantic request verbs while still being compatible with browsers. Then, tools to protect against cross-site request forgery and cross-site scripting protection are examined. Finally, the best practices for applying specific security-related headers to responses are reviewed.


Security headers

Video - 00:03:00

How to globally send security headers with Laravel, if need be.
Displaying and escaping user data

Video - 00:09:00

Leveraging Laravel's built-in functionality in blade to escape user data.
Cross-site request forgery mitigation

Video - 00:06:00

How to stop CSRF and how to disable the built-in protection.
Proper request methods

Video - 00:08:00

Using proper request methods for data retrieval versus modification.

Meet the author

Aaron Saray

Aaron Saray believes that meeting business objectives and software security go hand-in-hand. Even before cyber security was a widely recognized career path, he was creating war games and capture the flag challenges for his fellow IT professionals. Now, he specializes in web-based programming in open source languages. He hasn’t let his first love wither, though! He’s a staunch advocate for unit tests, access controls, and security audits in all of his projects. His Infosec content shows his deep understanding of his chosen programming tools while elegantly applying best practices in secure coding.

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