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Hacking Exposed Web Applications, Second Edition
Synopses & Reviews
Implement bulletproof e-business security the proven Hacking Exposed way
Defend against the latest Web-based attacks by looking at your Web applications through the eyes of a malicious intruder. Fully revised and updated to cover the latest Web exploitation techniques, Hacking Exposed Web Applications, Second Edition shows you, step-by-step, how cyber-criminals target vulnerable sites, gain access, steal critical data, and execute devastating attacks. All of the cutting-edge threats and vulnerabilities are covered in full detail alongside real-world examples, case studies, and battle-tested countermeasures from the authors' experiences as gray hat security professionals.
Book News Annotation:
Step-by-step instructions are given for defending against Web-based attacks in this book exposing the hacker's methods and thought processes. The book explains how intruders gather information, acquire targets, gain control, and cover their tracks, and describes real- world hacking incidents and countermeasures. Sixty pages of reference appendices provide checklists and instructions for using security software. Scambray is co-author of a previous book on hacking. Shema is a consultant, author, and technical editor to .
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
From the coauthor of the international bestseller Hacking Exposed, proven techniques for securing Web applications against cyber attacks
In this fully revised bestseller, IT security professionals will find the latest insights into the core security issues that plague online business platforms of all sizes. Hacking Exposed Web Applications, Second Edition, applies the bestselling Hacking Exposed computer security methodologies, technical rigor, and “from-the-trenches” experience to making the Web a safer, more secure place in which to do business.
"This book goes a long way in making the Web a safer place to do business." — Mark Curphey, Chair of the Open Web Application Security Project
Unleash the hackers' arsenal to secure your Web applications
In today's world of pervasive Internet connectivity and rapidly evolving Web technology, online security is as critical as it is challenging. With the enhanced availability of information and services online and Web-based attacks and break-ins on the rise, security risks are at an all time high. Hacking Exposed Web Applications shows you, step-by-step, how to defend against the latest Web-based attacks by understanding the hacker's devious methods and thought processes. Discover how intruders gather information, acquire targets, identify weak spots, gain control, and cover their tracks. You'll get in-depth coverage of real-world hacks--both simple and sophisticated--and detailed countermeasures to protect against them.
What you'll learn:
About the Author
Joel Scambray (Lafayette, CA) is a Manager in the Information Systems Audit and Advisory Services practice of Ernst & Young. Joel has over five years experience working with a variety of computer and communications technologies from both an operational and strategic standpoint--ranging from Director of IS for a major commercial real estate firm to Technology Analyst for Info World Magazine.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Hacking Web Apps 101
Chapter 3: Hacking Web Platforms
Chapter 5: Attacking Web Authorization
Chapter 7: Attacking Web Datastores
Chapter 9: Attacking Web Application Management
Chapter 11: Denial-of-Service (DoS) Attacks
Chapter 13: Web Application Security Scanners
APPENDIX B: WEB HACKING TOOLS AND TECHNIQUES CRIBSHEET
APPENDIX D: ABOUT THE COMPANION WEB SITE