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Implementing Web Application Security - Some Case Notes

Posted on Thu, Oct 20, 2011 @ 06:00 AM

October 2011 marks the eighth annual National Cyber Security Awareness Month sponsored by the Department of Homeland Security in cooperation with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Multi-State Information Sharing and Analysis Center (MS-ISAC). Though the month is geared mostly toward informing and empowering individual consumers, as software developers, here at 5AM we take our responsibility to ensure that the applications we create are as impervious as possible to web-based security threats while balancing the need for them to be useful, usable, and used . Among our many clients , 5AM currently develops software products for the National Cancer Institute (NCI)-- including caArray, caIntegrator, CTRP, and FIREBIRD. Each of these products include a web interface component where cyber security is absolutely imperative.
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Tags: web-based security, cross site request forgery, appscan, national cyber security awareness month, cyber security

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