Course

Website Security

Review how to secure a website.

    Syllabus

  • Whitelisting and Blacklisting Video — 00:10:58
    • The advantages and disadvantages of whitelisting and blacklisting.

  • Error Handling Video — 00:09:42
    • This video explores the challenge of hiding errors from hackers while making errors helpful to users.

  • Cross-Site Request Forgery Video — 00:06:37
    • A general overview of website security regarding cross-site request forgery.

  • Filters Video — 00:31:09
    • How to configure filters to fully protect the site even as system pages and resources are added and deleted from the website.

  • Session Management Video — 00:22:25
    • A general overview of website security regarding session management.

  • Redirects and Forwards Video — 00:12:39
    • A general overview of website security regarding redirects and forwards.

Syllabus

Course description

This course is a deep dive into redirects and forwards and the vulnerabilities associated with each. It discusses cross-site request forgeries, session management and how to construct filters to protect your website. You’ll compare whitelists and blacklists and see how to use each to control access to the website.

Meet the author

Larry Ricker’s professional experience includes development, system integration, business analysis, testing, design, technical lead, database administration, system administration, consulting, and production and project management.

He’s primarily engaged in team projects for corporations and consulting work in mobile, telephony development, web development, two-factor authentication, security, SOAP and restful web services, voice recognition systems, identity verification, mobile activation and card fulfillment systems.

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