Web Application Security

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Web Application Security

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) offers various videos. These short videos are for explaining web application security and the most common vulnerabilities (Injection Attacks & Cross Site Scripting). You will found them with simple, easy to understand terms. As a web application security primer, you are recommended to visit https://www.owasp.org/index.php/OWASP_Appsec_Tutorial_Series to see them.

The many useful ‘cheat-sheets’ are also available at OWASP covering topics like Validation of user inputs, Query Parameterization, about PHP security, about HTML5 Security, Authentication and more. You may visit them at https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cheat_Sheets.

Few ASP.NET-specific resources are below for your understandings:

Resources for securing ASP.NET Applications

OWASP Top 10 for .NET Developers, by Troy Hunt, Microsoft MVP
http://www.troyhunt.com/2011/12/free-ebook-owasp-top-10-for-net.html

Exploring ASP.NET Validation Controls
http://www.codeproject.com/Articles/426761/Exploring-ASP-NET-Validation-Controls

Design Guidelines for Secure Web Applications
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/aa302420.aspx

How To Protect From Injection Attacks in ASP.NET
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/bb355989.aspx

How To Prevent Cross-Site Scripting in ASP.NET
http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/ms998274.aspx

Hope you will find above as central location to add security rich features in your website.

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