Pete LePage works as a PM on the Internet Explorer team working with developer security. He stopped by the studio today to give us some tips as surfers, as well as a few tips for developers, on some of the things that can help prevent security threats.
In 2008 a study showed that about 70% of attacks on web sites were from cross-site scripting. Pete goes through three security topics that every developer should know about. They include tips for
cross-site scripting defenses
, HTML sanitization, and
. You can find out more about these tips
Other URLs mentioned
Internet Explorer Developer Centerhttp://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/ie/default.aspx
Internet Explorer information for the IT Pro http://www.technet.com/ie