Managing Security Risks in the PHP Engine & Web Applications

This blog explains:

  • How the PHP community manages security risks in the PHP engine.
  • How PHP security issues are classified and handled.
  • How to secure web applications against risks — and minimize the chance you are affected by existing or future security issues.

Managing Security Risks: What Are Security Risks?

To better understand what security risks are and how they are handled, let’s start with a definition of software security, by Gary McGraw: