© Riaz Ahmed 2019
Riaz AhmedCloud Computing Using Oracle Application Expresshttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-4243-8_31

31. Application Security

Riaz Ahmed1 
(1)
Karachi, Pakistan
 

Before you go live with an application, it is important to apply proper security measures. One of the most basic forms of protection that any web application must have is the enforcement of an authentication and authorization policy. Authentication deals with identifying users to the application; you’ve already implemented it in this application using a custom authentication scheme: a username and password. Authorization is the process of assessing whether the authenticated user is privileged to access certain data or perform a particular action. Recall that you have already ...

Get Cloud Computing Using Oracle Application Express: Develop Internet-Facing Business Applications Accessible Anywhere and Anytime now with O’Reilly online learning.

O’Reilly members experience live online training, plus books, videos, and digital content from 200+ publishers.