In this primer, guest instructor Michael Cobb, managing director of application security consultancy Cobweb Applications Ltd., takes an in-depth look at how Web sites are attacked and what you can do to reduce the likelihood of a successful attack.
He reviews the role of logging and auditing in combating attacks, and outlines the best countermeasures you can take to stay ahead of hackers and safeguard your Web site. You will also learn about tools that help show you where you stand in the fight against hackers.
Accompanying this primer are several checklists to help you review your Web site's security.
- Download the primer: Web site attacks and how to defeat them
- Download the accompanying audio track: Web site attacks and how to defeat them
This was first published in October 2007