Web Applications Security

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WHEN WEB APPLICATIONS ARE DISCUSSED, people mainly think of web servers and web pages. Although clearly these are primary web applications, they do not span the range of them. Indeed, many if not most modern applications are at least web-enabled if they are not web-based. We have already covered many of the security issues related to web-enabled applications, but in this final chapter of this section we will narrow in on web-based applications, especially as they relate to web servers and web services. In the process, we will distinguish the present day web 2.0 technologies with their support of rich internet applications (RIA), social media, and streaming video, with the emerging Web 3.0 technologies ...

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