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Getting Started with Node.js 4 Security with Express and Angular

by Brian Clark

This course will teach you how to apply common security mitigation techniques to a web application built with Angular, Express.js, and Node.js.

What you'll learn

Node.js is a server-side JavaScript platform that's rapidly being adopted by many individuals and large companies. This course, Getting Started with Node.js Security with Express and Angular, shows you how to apply secure application development practices to Node.js with Express and Angular by learning some of the security risks that are of concern in this area. You'll see the execution of exploits associated with these risks and follow through with the implementation steps for mitigating each one. First, you'll learn about protecting data from extraction, as well as how to mitigate this risk. Next, you'll learn about how to ensure legitimacy of requests. Finally, you'll learn about blocking content-hijacking and what you can do to prevent it in the first place. By the end of this course, you'll have learned about many of the risks, vulnerabilities, and mitigation techniques, why they are so important, and you'll be more equipped to use secure application development practices.

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About the author

Brian is a Solution Architect Specialist who has been building and architecting software for many years now. His initial focus was on ASP.NET, C#, SQL and WPF, but has since been leveraging technologies such as Angular, Node.js, JavaScript, HTML and CSS. You can find Brian on twitter @_clarkio or at

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