Web Application Programming Security

With the recent explosion of e-commerce and Web-enabled business-to-business commerce, more interaction is happening between Web browsers and Web servers. HTTP is a simple protocol, designed to move data as requested from a server to a browser. It is now being used to order CDs, open accounts at banks, and monitor equipment in remote locations.

If your organization has interactivity on its Web pages, using any of the possible technologies for enabling this, you might want to consider the security implications.

Technologies such as CGI (Common Gateway Interface), SSI (Server Side Includes), ASP (Active Server Pages), and others enable interaction over the Web. This is a good thing because it allows business ...

Get Microsoft® Windows® 2000 Security Handbook now with O’Reilly online learning.

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