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PHP Security - Basic PHP Security
January 16, 2006 @ 07:11:27

On PHPit.net today, there's a basic look at some of the PHP security concerns developers should pay attention to when working up their scripts.

Security in PHP has become one of the most popular topics in the PHP community lately, especially with an increased number of exploits and security problems. In this day and age, you must make sure your PHP scripts are airtight, and that they don't have any security problems.

To make sure the security in your PHP scripts are okay, you have to start with the basics: filter input, and escape output. If you haven't got that working properly, your scripts will always be open to security problems. Read this article to learn how to properly do these two things.

While it's a very basic step to security in your scripts, these two considerations for the data entering/leaving could help protect you from some of the more heinous security issues...

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