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Securing Enterprise Web Application

Security is a critical requirement for enterprise applications. Some enterprise domains such as finance and retail are more sensitive to security than others. Enterprise application security encompasses a wide range of concerns such as protection of confidential data, prevention of external and internal attacks, adoption of suitable encryption standards, and enforcement of security best practices at hardware and software components and others.

Security has a direct impact on the three quality attributes discussed throughout this book. A severe kind of security attack such as distributed denial of service will slow down the application performance and can lead to availability issues. Other adverse impacts of ...

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