Abstract—World Wide Web has grown in leaps and bounds and provides a promising platform for hosting applications. The web applications are developed without being taking care the criticality of security aspects and thus prone to attacks. The various efforts made by researchers and open forums would help to develop secure web application development, deployment and maintenance. This paper brings forth various aspects and work done to incorporate security in web based applications. An overview of security assessment methods is also included.
Index Terms—web applications; security; vulnerability, attacks
Dr.Dhanya Pramod is currently working as the associate professor at Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology, A constituent institute under Symbiosis International University.
Cite: Dhanya Pramod, " A Study of Various Approaches to Assess and Provide Web based Application Security," International Journal of Innovation, Management and Technology vol. 2, no. 1, pp. 58-62, 2011.