OWASP In Depth: A08:2021 – Software and Data Integrity Failures
It's a three-in-one for the third last entry into our OWASP Top 10 series!
Greetings friends! I hope you found last week’s Identification and Authentication Failures interesting. This week we’re going for a three-in-one with Software and Data Integrity Failures. It sounds like it covers one or two topics, but the notes over on the OWASP Top 10 guide make it pretty clear there are three main areas we need to be aware of, so we’ll cover each in turn.
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A08:2021 – Software and Data Integrity Failures
This was a new category added to the OWASP Top 10 in 2021, and like some of the other topics, it covers a broad range of risks. After a couple of readings of the official guide, I’ve identified three main topics which I believe we need to be aware of:
Secure your infrastructure
Secure your dependencies
Secure your objects
You’ll note that one of these is not like the others, and I’ll explain below how “objects” fit into the bigger picture.
Let’s look at each in turn and discuss the practical steps we need to take as Laravel developers to avoid Software and Data Integrity Failures in our apps.
Secure Your Infrastructure
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