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Securing PHP Web Applications by William Ballad, Tricia Ballad

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EpilogueSecurity Is a Lifestyle Choice: Becoming a Better Programmer

Web application security is not an issue you can deal with once and forget about. Unfortunately, in order to keep your application secure, you will have to revisit it on a fairly regular basis as new security threats occur. Knowing this, there are some habits you can cultivate to make your code easier to secure, even six months or a year after you finish the application.

Avoid Feature Creep

One of the best ways to ensure that your application starts out secure and remains that way is to keep a tight rein on new features. First, make a list of the features that are absolutely essential to the application. Next, list any features that you intend ...

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