Alice and Bob Learn Application Security

Alice and Bob Learn Application Security is an accessible and thorough resource for anyone seeking to incorporate, from the beginning of the System Development Life Cycle, best security practices in software development. This book covers all the basic subjects such as threat modeling and security testing, but also dives deep into more complex and advanced topics for securing modern software systems and architectures. Throughout, the book offers analogies, stories of the characters Alice and Bob, real-life examples, technical explanations and diagrams to ensure maximum clarity of the many abstract and complicated subjects.

Book contents:

  1. Security Fundamentals

  2. Security Requirements

  3. Secure Design

  4. Secure Code

  5. Common Pitfalls

  6. Testing and Development

  7. An AppSec Program

  8. Securing Modern Applications and Systems

  9. Good Habits

  10. Continuous Learning

  11. Closing Thoughts