Software and application security

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  • Introduction to Social Media Investigation: A Hands-on Approach

    In this excerpt from chapter four of Introduction to Social Media Investigation: A Hands-on Approach, author Jennifer Golbeck discusses privacy controls on social media. Continue Reading

  • Web application firewall (WAF)

    A Web application firewall (WAF) is a firewall that monitors, filters or blocks traffic to and from a Web application. WAFs are especially useful to companies that provide products or services over the Internet. Continue Reading

  • MD5

    The MD5 hashing algorithm is a one-way cryptographic function that accepts a message of any length as input and returns as output a fixed-length digest value to be used for authenticating the original message. Continue Reading

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