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In the wake of the Colonial Pipeline attack and other high-profile cases, IT teams may be scrabbling to shore up their endpoint protection. But those in the developer community know security weaknesses don’t begin and end there; write code improperly or with insufficient security, and you’re also coding in future web attacks.
Web vulnerabilities are an issue that affect even the biggest tech companies. They cover a host of different coding issues, but the examples above include a very specific type.
A zero-trust approach
SQL injection is one of the most dangerous and most common vulnerabilities, but fortunately there are several best practices developers can follow to ensure there are minimal chinks in their armor.
The first is to ensure that client-side input validation isn’t the only line of defense. This validation is a great tool for improved user experience, but it doesn’t work as a security
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