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This video describes Extensible Markup Language (XML), the role of processors, and XML External Entities (XXE).

This video describes Extensible Markup Language (XML), the role of processors, and XML External Entities (XXE).

In this video, you will see XML examples. XML is a markup language that defines the rules for encoding documents in a way that is readable for humans and machines. You will also learn about the processors that take the input to build a data structure and the role of XXE in this process. Once you understand how XML and XXE work to maintain and access your databases, you will learn how to increase the security of your databases.

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