Tutorial - defending against SQL injection attacks

Tuesday, 19 February 2008, 6:42 AM EST

Without proper safeguards, applications are vulnerable to various forms of security attack. One particularly pervasive method of attack is called SQL injection. Using this method, a hacker can pass string input to an application in hopes of gaining unauthorized access to a database.

By taking this self-study tutorial, you can arm yourself with techniques and tools to strengthen your code and applications against these attacks. This tutorial employs text and diagrams to present concepts, design issues, coding standards, processes, and tools. Flash-based demos and simulations allow you to visualize what you have learned, and assessment quizzes help you gauge your learning progress.

At Oracle.

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