Creating secure web forms starts with creating a secure website. This process is more complex than creating web pages and adding an SSL Certificate. A certificate is a solid first step, but it only goes so far as to protect whatever sensitive data necessitates security in the first place.
Naive attempts at security can ultimately make the data less secure and more likely to be compromised by creating an appetizing target for the unscrupulous.
So, what do you do beyond hiring a developer with significant security expertise? Start with this article. Its purpose is to shed light on many of the most significant factors in creating secure web forms and how to address them. At a minimum, reading this article will help you intelligently discuss website security with the developers you hire.
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