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Diamond Sponsors

  • Fotango
  • Intel
  • Microsoft

Gold Sponsors

  • Dell Inc.
  • Hewlett Packard
  • IBM
  • Mozilla Corporation

Silver Sponsors

  • ActiveState
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • Greenplum
  • Ingres
  • Novell, Inc.
  • OpSource
  • Rearden Commerce
  • SnapLogic
  • ThoughtWorks
  • Ticketmaster

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Essential PHP Security

Chris Shiflett, Principal, OmniTI Computer Consulting, Inc.

Track: PHP
Date: Tuesday, July 24
Time: 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Location: E143-144

This tutorial teaches you how to develop secure web applications with PHP. With a focus on emerging trends in web application security, you'll be shown real-world examples of attacks such as cross-site scripting (XSS) and cross-site request forgeries (CSRF), and you'll learn effective safeguards that you can use to protect your applications.

Topics covered include:

  1. Cross-site Scripting
  2. Cross-site Request Forgeries
  3. Cross-domain Ajax
  4. Session Fixation
  5. Session Hijacking
  6. SQL Injection
  7. Email Injection

This tutorial is a must for PHP developers who need to be aware of web application security concerns.