An overview of Web Application Security Issues

Web application security is very much in its infancy – some security experts believe this is going to be a major emerging area of technology. Nowadays web apps are more complex and are based on a client-server architecture. This architecture is evolving and we see web apps such as Google Apps acting as a word processor, storing the files and allowing you to download the file onto your PC. Facebook and the social web have also moved into Web apps hence the recent coined phrase Web 3.0. This is the overview article in which author points out the most current issues in area of Web App security, such as: programming development, JavaScript API, AJAX programming, mobile security or Facebook app security and authentification.

By Julian Evans

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