From the Back Cover
With the number of security flaws and exploits discovered and released every day constantly on the rise, knowing how to write secure and reliable applications is becoming more and more important every day.
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.
About the Author
Ilia Alshanetsky is the principal of Advanced Internet Designs, Inc., a company that specializes in security auditing, performance analysis and application development.
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.