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security considerations for web applications

william kane
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Joined: Nov 21, 2000
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What are the security issues i should consider while deciding on the security mechanism for a web application(more specifically a web service)?
Any pointers to info for the above will be gratefully accepted.
Thanx in advance

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David O'Meara

Joined: Mar 06, 2001
Posts: 13459

This thread might be helpful.
It includes a link to "Best Practices for Secure Web Development", a short overview on the subject by Razvan Peteanu. It's hardly a comlete solution, but it's a start.
I agree. Here's the link:
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