If you keep hearing acronyms like CORS, CSP, and SSL - but don't know what they mean - you're in luck. This article by Austin Tackaberry covers these security concepts in detail. It's a great primer for new developers.
Here are some of the concepts it explains in just 7 minutes:
- Cross-Origin Resource Sharing (CORS)
- Content Security Policy (CSP)
- HTTPS (HTTP Secure)
- HTTP Strict-Transport-Security (HSTS)
- Man in the Middle Attacks (MITM)
- ...and several others
Read the full tutorial on freeCodeCamp's Medium publication (7 minute read).