A Tangled World Wide Web of Security Issues

Joris Claessens, Bart Preneel, Joos Vandewalle

Abstract


The World Wide Web (WWW) was initially intended as a means to share distributed information amongst individuals. Now the WWW has become the preferred environment for a multitude of e-services: e-commerce, e-banking, e-voting, e-government, etc. Security for these applications is an important enabler. This article gives a thorough overview of the different security issues regarding the WWW, and provides insight in the current state-of-the-art and evolution of the proposed and deployed solutions.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5210/fm.v7i3.935



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