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OWASP Top 10: #2 – Cross Site Scripting (XSS). How to prevent attack.

This is one in a series of videos and blog posts that explore the top 10 most critical web application security risks as defined by OWASP.


Phil Stirpe | 6 February 2013

This is one in a series of videos and blog posts that explore the top 10 most critical web application security risks as defined by OWASP.

In my previous session, I explained OWASP's #2 from their top 10 web application security vulnerabilities: Cross Site Scripting - XSS.

We saw how easy it is for an attacker to exploit a vulnerable web application.

In this session, I'm going to show you several steps that can be employed to harden your application and mitigate against the threat of Cross Site Scripting - XSS attack.

You can read the full transcript here.



Training?

If you are interested in OWASP training, we offer the following courses:

Developing Secure Java Web Applications - Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities

Developing Secure .NET Web Applications - Mitigating the OWASP Top 10 Security Vulnerabilities

Developing and delivering dynamic web sites using Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP

See you soon.

Phil Stirpé
"I don't do average!"


Phil-Stirpe

Phil Stirpe

Director of Agile & Projects

Phil has been involved in software development, consultancy and training for almost 30 years. He has a strong interest in Agile Software Development and is passionate about developing and delivering high quality training. With a focus on helping others to learn, Phil has designed and delivered training programmes across many sectors including financial, manufacturing, engineering and service. Since May 2016, Phil has led the Agile practice at QA. In that role, he is responsible for developing the curriculum and the team who deliver it. He also authors new content and acts as a Product Owner for other authors. His mission is to help organisations introduce Agile successfully by focusing on their culture and Agile teams to work more effectively. Phil and his team engage with senior stakeholders to help develop an Agile culture and an understanding of Agile practices at all levels across the organisation. This can then be followed by role specific training and coaching. He also works with agile teams, helping them to implement Scrum, Kanban and other complementary practices such as Test Driven Development - TDD. He also works with Project managers to help them manage their projects in a more Agile way.
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