Written by Ilia Alshanetsky, on eo fhte foremost experts on PHP security in the world, php|architect's Guide to PHP Security focuses on providing you with all the tools and knowlege you need to both secure your existing applications and writing new systems with security in mind.
The books gives you a ste-by-step guide to each security-related topic, providing you with real-world examples of proper coding practices and their implementation in PHP in an accurate, concise and complete way.
He is the author of FUDforum, a highly popular, Open-source bulletin board focused on providing the maximum functioanlity at the highest level of security and performance.
Ilia is also a core PHP developer who authorer or co-authored a series of extensions, including SHMOP, PDO, SQLite, GD and ncurses. An active member of PHP's Quality Assurance Team, he is responsible for hundreds of bug fixes, as well as a sizable number of performance tweaks and features.
Ilia is a regular speaker at PHP-related conferences worldwide and can often be found teaching the Zend Certification Training and Professional PHP Development courses that he has written for php|architect. He is also a prolific author, with articles for php|architect, International PHP Magazine, the Oracle Technology Network, Zend.com and others to his name.
Overall, an excellent resource for security. It's small size means that that topics are narrow enough to be digested and acted upon individually.Published on May 8, 2008 by Robert Mirabelle
After a website of mine was hacked I decided I needed to be better informed about php/mysql security, so I bought this book. I now refer to it very frequently. Read morePublished on November 17, 2007 by lazy lester