When it comes to security, remember that in addition to actual platform and operating system security issues, you need to ensure that you write your application to be secure. These seven habits for writing more secure PHP Web applications will help you avoid becoming an easy victim of malicious attacks. Like many habits, they may seem awkward at first, but they become more natural as time goes on.

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