7 Web Application Security Best Practices You Need to Know

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Web app security is not something that you can bolt on after developing your app, it should be a core part of the app development process. Web applications are by design, available to others and are very much exposed to many potential threats. As such, you need to ingrain security features within each component of your app and make security a part of each phase of the software development lifecycle to ensure that it is safe from threats.

There are several web application security best practices that you can follow to achieve this. These web application security best practices ensure that there are multiple layers of security incorporated in your app and development and testing processes.

In this post, we will list seven of the most important web application security best practices that you should follow to protect your apps from threats. So, let’s take a look at these app security best practices and why they are important.

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I’m a Principal Security Consultant at Cypress Data Defense and an instructor for the SANS DEV541 Secure Coding in Java/JEE: Developing Defensible Applications course.


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Where is the list bro? Did you post incomplete stuff?


The most secure app is the app that does nothing.