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 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 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.
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.