Since developers seem to have a hard time writing secure apps—according to one study, 9 out of 10 web apps have security vulnerabilities—browsers have come to their aid with new techniques and protocols like built-in XSS filters, special HTTP headers, and more that can help prevent many attacks. Christian Wenz offers an overview of these new safeguards, including HSTS, CSP, secure cookies, and much more, helping you make your browser an additional defense against attacks.
Christian Wenz is a consultant, author, and trainer on web technologies, web performance, and web security. His company, Arrabiata Solutions GmbH, based in Munich and London, makes web applications better performing, more visible, and more secure. Christian has written or cowritten over 100 books for various publishers. He is the lead author of the Zend PHP certification, contributes to several open source projects, and is a fixture at IT conferences worldwide.
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