Full Stack Python Security

Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance
Dennis Byrne
  • July 2021
  • ISBN 9781617298820
  • 304 pages
  • printed in black & white
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ePub + Kindle available Aug 2, 2021

Truly must-have knowledge for any full stack developer!

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No-nonsense techniques, libraries, and best practices you can use to keep your Python applications safe and secure.

In Full Stack Python Security: Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance, you’ll learn how to:

  • Use algorithms to encrypt, hash, and digitally sign data
  • Create and install TLS certificates
  • Implement authentication, authorization, OAuth 2.0, and form validation in Django
  • Protect a web application with Content Security Policy
  • Implement Cross Origin Resource Sharing
  • Protect against common attacks including clickjacking, denial of service attacks, SQL injection, cross-site scripting, and more

Full Stack Python Security: Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance teaches you everything you’ll need to build secure Python web applications. As you work through the insightful code snippets and engaging examples, you’ll put security standards, best practices, and more into action. Along the way, you’ll get exposure to important libraries and tools in the Python ecosystem.

about the technology

Security is a full-stack concern, encompassing user interfaces, APIs, web servers, network infrastructure, and everything in between. Master the powerful libraries, frameworks, and tools in the Python ecosystem and you can protect your systems top to bottom. Packed with realistic examples, lucid illustrations, and working code, this book shows you exactly how to secure Python-based web applications.

about the book

Full Stack Python Security: Cryptography, TLS, and attack resistance teaches you everything you need to secure Python and Django-based web apps. In it, seasoned security pro Dennis Byrne demystifies complex security terms and algorithms. Starting with a clear review of cryptographic foundations, you’ll learn how to implement layers of defense, secure user authentication and third-party access, and protect your applications against common hacks.

what's inside

  • Encrypt, hash, and digitally sign data
  • Create and install TLS certificates
  • Implement authentication, authorization, OAuth 2.0, and form validation in Django
  • Protect against attacks such as clickjacking, cross-site scripting, and SQL injection

about the reader

For intermediate Python programmers.

about the author

Dennis Byrne is a tech lead for 23andMe, where he protects the genetic data of more than 10 million customers.

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With great explanations of security concepts, this is a clear and well-written guide on how to apply them.

Tim van Deurzen, Eolas Engineering

Teaches you how to secure your apps and packages using easy-to-understand examples. An excellent read!

Marc-Anthony Taylor, Blackshark.ai

Even experienced developers will learn something.

William Jamir Silva, ESSS
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