Java Security Tip: Sanitize user input

Java Security Tip: Sanitize user input

Nov 30, 2021

Java Security Quick Tip: Always santize user input before you display it in your web app. Displaying user input wideout proper validation or sanitization can lead to cross-site scripting security issues.

With the OWASP Encoder library, you can escape scripts and be positive that they will not be executed in the users' browser. In this video I will answer the following questions

  • What is cross-site scripting (XSS)?
  • How to handle cross-site scripting (XSS) in Java?
  • How can I prevent reflective XSS?
  • Can I do something to prevent a stored XSS attack?

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