Learning Path

Writing Secure Code in PHP

    Syllabus

  • Development Process Course — 01:10:58
    • Take a look at the process of ensuring the security of our development process.

  • Application Logic Course — 01:13:13
    • This course discusses securing common logic within your application.

  • Cryptography Weaknesses Course — 01:24:10
    • In this course, you’ll explore the importance of using the best tools for the job.

  • Infrastructure Course — 01:06:18
    • Securing the infrastructure that runs our code.

  • APIs Course — 00:24:53
    • This course explores the importance of securing your API interactions.

  • Writing Secure Code in PHP Project
  • Code-Data Separation Course — 01:02:04
    • Take a look at ensuring segregation of trusted and untrusted items.

  • Operating Environment Course — 00:36:23
    • This course sets the context for Writing Secure Code in PHP.

  • Secure Coding – PHP Lab — 00:30:00
    • This lab covers multiple secure coding errors commonly found in PHP, including includes, evals, and both local and remote file inclusion attacks.

  • Writing Secure Code in PHP Skill Assessment Assessment — 00:21:30

Syllabus

What you will learn

This learning path will walk you through all of the most important concepts and cornerstones of modern secure PHP programming. This includes consideration of environment, avoiding old insecure practices and being proactively paranoid with your code. By the end of the path, you will be prepared to put these concepts into practice and able to successfully create secure code in PHP.

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Meet the author

David Myers is a senior full-stack software engineer specializing in the development of complex web applications, with over 18 years of experience developing for the web. He primarily works within the LAMP stack of technologies but often utilizes whatever technology is needed. This includes Nginx, Python and Redis when discussing back-end technologies and ES6, Typescript, jQuery and Angular for front-end technologies. He has a broad range of experience working with clients and companies across many different industries.

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How to claim CPEs

Should you complete this learning path, you’ll be able to download a certificate of completion. Use this to claim your CPEs or CPUs.

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