Web Application Defender's Cookbook
Battling Hackers and Protecting Users
By Ryan C. Barnett
Publisher: Wiley
Final Release Date: December 2012
Pages: 552

100+ recipes to improve your defenses

Are your web applications secure? Do you know how to lock downnew web applications when they are placed into production? Do youknow if attackers are trying to break into your site and steal dataor cause other harm? The solutions in this book provide answers tothese critical questions and increase your ability to thwartmalicious activity within your web applications.

Each recipe includes background data explaining how the attackworks, an ingredients list, and step-by-step directions. You'lllearn how to prepare for attacks, analyze web transactions formalicious activity, and respond with the best solutions.ModSecurity, a versatile, open source web application firewallmodule for Apache, Microsoft IIS, and Nginx web server platforms,is used to demonstrate each defensive technique.

Learn to:

  • Implement full HTTP auditing for incident response
  • Utilize virtual patching processes to remediate identifiedvulnerabilities
  • Deploy web tripwires (honeytraps) to identify malicioususers
  • Detect when users are acting abnormally
  • Analyze uploaded files and web content for malware
  • Recognize when web applications leak sensitive user ortechnical data
  • Respond to attacks with varying levels of force
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