Workshop on Web Application Security
Computer Science Engineering
Changes in business environments and the advances in web technologies have made the services of corporate, public and private firms to be more widespread over the web by making use of web applications. Although web services can provide greater convenience, flexibility and efficiency, they also possess great number of threats which could be a significant risk for the organization if not properly dealt with. Much of the confidential and financial matters concerning an company and an individual are carried out using web which is prone to many security risks like hacker attacks, sql injection attacks, website intrusion, denial-of-service attack etc. There is an alarming increase in the number of attacks as hackers are finding new ways to attack the system.