Security: Symmetric / Asymmetric Encryption (Notes)

Symmetric encryption uses the same key to encrypt and decrypt information. Symmetric encryption is generally faster than asymmetric encryption. However, it has the issue of finding a secure method of sharing the key (e.g., password) for the encryption so that it may be used. Symmetric encryption includes: Block ciphers such as AES (Advanced Encryption Standard), … Continue reading Security: Symmetric / Asymmetric Encryption (Notes)

Security: OWASP Top Ten (Notes)

The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) provides a top ten security risks in web applications at . The ranking of risks can help developers (and organisations) make their applications more secure. The 2021 OWASP Top Ten Broken Access ControlCryptographic FailuresInjectionInsecure DesignSecurity MisconfigurationVulnerable and Outdated ComponentsIdentification and Authentication FailuresSoftware and Data Integrity FailuresSecurity Logging … Continue reading Security: OWASP Top Ten (Notes)