Secure web applications with the Burp Suite using Packt's new e-book

February 2013 | Open Source, Web Development

Packt is pleased to announce a new book titled Burp Suite Starter, a practical, hands-on guide based on the Burp Suite, a powerful web security tool that provides developers with tips and tricks to detect security flaws in their web applications. Readers will learn to intercept, inspect, and modify web traffic between client and the server.

About the Author:
Luca Carettoni holds a Master's Degree in Computer Engineering from the Politecnico di Milano University and is the Director of Information Security at Addepar, a company that is reinventing the infrastructure which powers global wealth management. His professional expertise includes black box testing, web application security, vulnerability research, and source code analysis.

Burp Suite Starter is a practical, focused guide that teaches the readers to efficiently discover web application vulnerabilities such as SQL Injection and Cross-site scripting. Readers will learn to use the Burp Target site map functionality and scan with Burp Scanner to automatically detect security vulnerabilities.

Readers will learn to automate customized attacks with Burp Intruder, and use the Burp Repeater to manipulate and iterate web requests. They will be able to analyze the randomness of application data with Burp Sequencer, and will learn to use the Burp Decoder to decode and encode data in multiple formats.

Developers with focus in security will find this book interesting to read. Available in electronic formats, this book retails at $8.49. For more information, please visit the book page at: http://www.packtpub.com/burp-suite-starter/book

Burp Suite Starter

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For more information, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/burp-suite-starter/book

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