Web Security: A WhiteHat Perspective.pdf
In late 2013, approximately 40 million customer debit and credit cards were leaked in a data breach at Target. This catastrophic event, deemed one of the biggest data breaches ever, clearly showed that many companies need to significantly improve their information security strategies. Web Security: A White Hat Perspective presents a comprehensive guide to web security technology and explains how companies can build a highly effective and sustainable security system. In this book, web security expert Wu Hanqing reveals how hackers work and explains why companies of different scale require different security methodologies. With in-depth analysis of the reasons behind the choices, the book covers client script security, server applications security, and Internet company security operations. It also includes coverage of browser security, cross sites script attacks, click jacking, HTML5/PHP security, injection attacks, authentication, session management, access control, web frame security, DDOS, leaks, Internet transactions security, and the security development lifecycle.
Axie Wu was a founder of ph4nt0m.org, one of China's famous domestic security organizations. He is proficient in different offensive and defensive techniques with regard to web security. He joined Alibaba Co., Ltd, China, after his graduation from Xi'an Jiaotong University in 2005 and became the youngest expert level engineer in Alibaba by 2007. He then designed the network security systems for Alibaba, Taobao, and Alipay. He was completely involved in the security development process for Alibaba, where he gained extensive experience in the field of application security. From 2011 onward, he has been a security architect in Alibaba, responsible for group-wide web security and cloud computing security. Wu is currently product vice president of Anquanbao.com and is responsible for the company's product development and design. He also leads the Zhejiang chapter of OWASP China. Lizzie Zhao graduated from the University of Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 2001. She then worked at a computer training institute in New York City. Two years later, she returned to China and took up work with the subsidiary of a software company at the institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) as a project manager and system architect. In 2006, she joined the information technology promotion office of CECA (China E-Commerce Association). In 2007, she cofounded the RWStation (Beijing) Network Technology Co., Ltd., with other shareholders, and has since managed the company. From September 2011, Liz has focused her attention on China's network security issues and has aimed to help enterprises in China with system security and network security business. She initiated the establishment of the Union SOSTC Alliance (Security Open Source Technology of China) with the help of other Chinese and overseas security experts. She is also a popular consultant for IT security service for various companies and for the Chinese government. Liz is currently the head of the STTC (Security Technology Training Center) and plans training activities with many universities in China, such as Northwestern Polytechnical University and Xidian University.