Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “Essential PHP Security” as Want to Read:
Essential PHP Security
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

Essential PHP Security

4.05  ·  Rating details ·  184 ratings  ·  15 reviews
Being highly flexible in building dynamic, database-driven web applications makes the PHP programming language one of the most popular web development tools in use today. It also works beautifully with other open source tools, such as the MySQL database and the Apache web server. However, as more web sites are developed in PHP, they become targets for malicious attackers, ...more
Paperback, 109 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by O'Reilly Media (first published January 1st 2005)
More Details... Edit Details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about Essential PHP Security, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about Essential PHP Security

Community Reviews

Showing 1-30
Average rating 4.05  · 
Rating details
 ·  184 ratings  ·  15 reviews

More filters
Sort order
Start your review of Essential PHP Security
Rose Smith
Sep 19, 2019 rated it liked it
I started reading it after a lot of recommendations but it wasn't gone up to the standards. Maybe it's just me, but I was expecting more.
Feb 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: extfriendly
At first you'll think "What? Only 102 pages, including appendices??? That's not value for money!" Oh, but it is!
Robyn Wyrick
Jun 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Essential PHP Security is an excellent entry into web security issues and PHP in particular. Shiflett is a genuine leader in the field, and this book is indispensable.
?????? ????????
Jan 24, 2010 rated it it was amazing
I read bulgarian translation of this book, and I found many useful tricks and examples
Nov 18, 2008 rated it it was amazing
Filter Input and Escape Output
Nov 02, 2012 rated it liked it
It's fine for new commers to PHP but not for advanced ones.
Daniel Wood
Sep 17, 2010 rated it really liked it
Shelves: web
Good foundation for beginners. No serious php programmer should be working without following the techniques discussed (or more advanced versions of them). Luckily in my case I already was :)
Cheol Kang
Jan 03, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: cs-practice
vulnerable codes(common mistakes)와 exploit, solution(how to defend)을 모두 제시해 주는 책. PHP라는 언어에 한정된 이야기만은 아니다. 초급 웹 보안 실용서로 적당하다.
Jun 03, 2011 rated it it was amazing
Quite a easy read about security flaws in PHP and how to go on about fixing potential problems in your PHP script.
Nikolay Yordanov
Jan 31, 2010 rated it liked it
Nothing fancy, useful just for beginners
Nestor Mata Cuthbert
Jul 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Short book with the most basic concepts to develop with security in PHP avoiding risks.
It teach you how to avoid holes in your program that could cause vulnerabilities.
Apr 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing
i need this book for my project please say me url or give me.
please i need it.
Feb 10, 2015 rated it liked it
Not really a book for beginers, but it pointed out a lot of things that you should have in mind.
Daniel Wolf
rated it liked it
Dec 30, 2016
rated it it was amazing
Nov 02, 2013
rated it it was amazing
Oct 26, 2016
rated it it was amazing
Oct 29, 2016
Alan Dikkers
rated it liked it
Apr 21, 2015
Christopher Weldon
rated it really liked it
Oct 17, 2011
rated it really liked it
Jan 16, 2011
rated it it was amazing
Sep 27, 2007
Ahmed El-sonbaty
rated it it was amazing
Apr 30, 2014
rated it really liked it
Apr 28, 2016
rated it really liked it
Jan 06, 2009
Dante barlow
rated it really liked it
Aug 07, 2013
rated it liked it
Aug 21, 2013
Rogério Vicente
rated it liked it
Feb 04, 2010
rated it really liked it
Mar 06, 2017
Tanner Peters
rated it it was ok
Dec 20, 2013
« previous 1 3 4 5 6 7 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Readers also enjoyed

  • Java/J2ee Job Interview Companion - 400+ Questions & Answers
  • Purely Functional Data Structures
  • The Tangled Web: A Guide to Securing Modern Web Applications
  • Sams Teach Yourself SQL™ in 10 Minutes
  • Python for Informatics: Exploring Information: Exploring Information
  • Racing the Beam: The Atari Video Computer System
  • The New House at the Chalet School
  • Tales from a Not-So-Popular Party Girl (Dork Diaries, #2)
  • Death at the Dog
  • Seven Languages in Seven Weeks
  • Theodore Rex
  • John Adams
  • John Quincy Adams
  • A Philosophy of Software Design
  • Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption
See similar books…

Goodreads is hiring!

If you like books and love to build cool products, we may be looking for you.
Learn more »

News & Interviews

In these strange days of quarantine and isolation, books can be a mode of transport. We may have to stay home and stay still, but through t...
52 likes · 36 comments