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Net-Security.org: Surfing Between the Flags: Security on the Web

Sep 28, 2000, 13:27 (0 Talkback[s])
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"There is an increased need to address the growing number and severity of security issues central to new and developing World Wide Web (WWW) services, especially usage involving commercial communication and transactions."

"This paper examines internet security with respect to the WWW. A number of WWW security issues are presented in three areas: server, client and communication between server and client. Practical precautions and solutions are suggested regarding these issues. Guidelines for protecting host systems are discussed."

"This paper aims to promote an awareness of security issues in WWW site maintainers and in general WWW users, without resorting to scare tactics."

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