Web applications have become the Achilles' heel of IT security. This eBook is about understanding how to quickly find and fix vulnerabilities in web applications. The goal is to prevent attackers from gaining control of the application and gaining easy access to the server, database and other back-end IT resources.
Web application vulnerabilities are the most common vulnerability in more than 55% of all server vulnerability revelations today. This figure does not include vulnerabilities in specially crafted web applications, so this may just be the tip of the iceberg.