5 Security Concepts All Developers Should Understand

I'm thrilled to announce that I have completed another guest post on Simple Programmer! This one deals with 5 Security Concepts All Developers Should Understand. Many developers understand basic security vulnerabilities such as XSS and CSRF. This post aims to outline the key security concepts that will help developers to build security in from the …

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Application Security Tips Part 3–Protect Your Passwords

My ongoing series on application security has taken an interesting turn. For part 3 – Protect Your Passwords, I decided to submit my post as a guest writer on Simple Programmer, a great site run by John Sonmez. Turns out they liked my idea and it is now officially up on the site. I wanted …

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Two P’s of Programming–Persistence and Patience

It was time to put our new vendor product into a new environment, our integration environment. This was a big deal because we previously installed it manually in our development environment and this is the first time that we would be using an automated build/deploy process to install it into our new region. We would …

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Application security tips part 2 – SQL Injection

In part one of this series, I discussed the process of threat modeling an application. Once that step is done, you will have some concrete threats for which you need to prepare. Let's take a look at some of the threats that you would likely identify as part of the threat modeling exercise and how …

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