Welcome to the companion site for the Web Security Topics series of short books for professional and student Web developers. Each little book focuses on a specific aspect of security, explaining the important principles and processes which a developer needs to understand and describing the practical steps which must be taken to ensure the security of Web applications.
These books are published in paperback, in PDF available from MacAvon Media, and in e-book format as Kindle editions, available from Amazon. The handy paperback editions are lightweight and 140mm/5.5in wide by 216mm/8.5in tall – small enough to fit in your pocket.
A clear, easy–to–understand introduction to securing a Web server host, for Web developers who have to take responsibility for setting up and securing Web servers for small businesses and non-profit organizations which do not have critical security requirements. Includes key points and a full glossary of technical terms.
A clear guide to the principles of cryptography for Web developers, and to protocols used for securing communication on the World Wide Web, specifically TLS/SSL and HTTPS. Describes the use of public key authentication and public key infrastructure as used by HTTPS. Includes key points and a full glossary of technical terms.