web security


Web application security is a branch of information security that deals specifically with security of websites, web applications and web services. At a high level, web application security draws on the principles of application security but applies them specifically to internet and web systems.

Web security commerce
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In the early morning hours of Saturday, August 1 199 a computer system at the US Department of Justice was attacked. The target of the attack was the Department of Justices web server The attackers compromised the servers security and modified

Securing web services with WS- security : Demystifying WS- security , WS-policy, SAML, XML signature, and XML encryption
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I. Basic Concepts ofWeb Services Security 5 Web Services Basics: XML, SOAP, andWSDL 6 XML and XML Schema 6 SOAP 7 WSDL 9 UDDI 9 Application Integration 9 B2Ii Business Process Integration 10 Portals 11 Service-Oriented Architectures 11 Definition ofWeb Services 12 Security

Towards a semantic web security infrastructure
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The move towards supporting more autonomous systems, where decisions are made without direct user intervention, and more complex operating scenarios, where services from multiple organisations form temporary ties to solve particular problems, creates new security

A review of bot protection using captcha for web security
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Today several daily activities such as communication, education, E-commerce, Entertainment and tasks are carried out by using the internet. To perform such web activities users have to register regarding the websites. In registering websites, some intruders write

Fuzzy keystroke biometrics on web security
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3. Results The data collected from volunteers were analyzed in several ways. In this paper only partial results are presented due to the lack of available space. First results are shown in Figures 1 and 2. In both cases the graphic lines represented the seven normalized values

Bringing P2P to the web : security and privacy in the firecoral network.
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Peer-to-peer systems have been a disruptive technology for enabling large-scale Internet content distribution. Yet web browsers, todays dominant application platform, seem inherently based on the client/server communication model. This paper presents the design

Access and privacy rights using web security standards to increase patient empowerment
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Page 1. Access and Privacy Rights using Web Security Standards to increase Patient Empowerment Page 2. Access and Privacy Rights using Web Security Standards to increase Patient Empowerment This presentation provides the

Optimizing anti-phishing solutions based on user awareness, education and the use of the latest web security solutions
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Phishing has grown significantly in volume over the time, becoming the most usual web threat today. The present economic crisis is an added argument for the great increase in number of attempts to cheat internet users, both businesses and private ones. The present

Virtual open-source labs for web security education
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Web security education depends heavily on hands-on labs that guide the students in developing web applications, evaluating the effectiveness of available security mechanisms, and detecting the security flaws of existing web applications. Since a typical web application

Security vulnerabilities in web application-An attack perspective
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Security is the essential and important topic in web applications. The choice of communication made the web technology a essential one in the environment. The importance of web application and its security increasing day by day, but traditional

Web security improving by using dynamic password authentication
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To detect a password while an internet user is logging in the website has been viewed as one of the significant problems. At the present time, although the HTTPS is broadly used, there are still some kinds of tools and equipments, eg Cain and BackTrack, which assist the

Exploiting the gap in human and machine abilities in handwriting recognition for web security applications
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Automated recognition of unconstrained handwriting continues to be a challenging research task. In contrast to the traditional role of handwriting recognition in applications such as postal automation, bank check reading etc, in this dissertation we explore the use of

A Large-scale System Authorization Scheme Proposal Integrating Java, CORBA and Web Security Models and a Discretionary Prototype.
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This paper presents an authorization scheme for large-scale networks that involves programming models and tools represented by Web , Java and CORBA. The authorization scheme is based on structures and concepts introduced in Web , Java and CORBA for

CAPTCHA Based Web Security : An Overview‖
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Completely Automatic Public Turing test to tell Computers and Humans Apart (CAPTCHA) is a HIP (Human interactive Proof) system. CAPTCHAs are used to improve the security of Internet based applications in order to ensure that a web based application which is

Improving the adoption of dynamic web security vulnerability scanners
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Security vulnerabilities remain present in many web applications despite the improving knowledge base on vulnerabilities. Attackers can exploit such security vulnerabilities to extract critical data from web applications and their users. Many dynamic security

Software assurance tools: Web application security scanner functional specification version 1.0
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Software assurance tools are a fundamental resource for providing an assurance argument for todays software applications throughout the software development lifecycle (SDLC). Software requirements, design models, source code, and executable code are analyzed by

Web security : detection of cross site scripting in PHP web application using genetic algorithm
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Cross site scripting (XSS) is one of the major threats to the web application security , where the research is still underway for an effective and useful way to analyse the source code of web application and removes this threat. XSS occurs by injecting the malicious scripts into

Web -platform security guide: Security assessment of the web ecosystem
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In this document, we report on the Web -platform security guide, which has been developed within the EC-FP7 project STREWS. Based on their research, the STREWS consortium argues that in order to strengthening the Internet (eg against pervasive monitoring), it is

Random Handwritten CAPTCHA: Web Security with a Difference
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CAPTCHA. The web survival in this cut-throat competition is impossible without the mechanisms for blocking spam-boats. The spam-boats have now been made intelligent enough to break through machine printed CAPTCHAs. Handwritten CAPTCHA image can

The Blunderdome: An Offensive Exercise for Building Network, Systems, and Web Security Awareness.
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In spite of the controversy surrounding the practice of using offensive computer security exercises in information assurance curricula, it holds significant educational value. An exercise and architecture for an asymmetric (offense-only) security project, nicknamed


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