In this week's Computer Weekly, we examine the steps being taken to ensure the future development of the web is ethical and open. We discuss the UK's cyber security skills gap and ask what more the government should be doing. And we find out how cloud technology could help people stop smoking. Read the issue now.
Web applications are extremely flexible and valuable assets to any organization. But they’re also vulnerable to threats like hijacking, splitting, forging and injection. Read this white paper to find out how IBM Rational® AppScan® solutions can help your agency overcome virtual threats to achieve mission objectives.
For both technical and non-technical users, the presence of "HTTPS" in a website URL will provide confidence to consider entering sensitive information such as bank or credit card details. However, even websites owned by the most reputable organisations may be exposed to attack if HTTPS is not properly implemented.
This paper explains the two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis.
This paper addresses the problems of unsecured Wi-Fi including recent security concerns such as the Firesheep and sidejacking, and how to protect against these attacks. Learn how public websites can provide security with TLS/SSL by not only harden against many attacks, but also assure users of that security.
This paper focuses on the role developers can play in solving Web application security issues, and it details how IBM Rational® AppScan® Developer Edition software can enable them to do so.