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Enhancing The Security of the Web Applications

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Hello, I am a (Web Application Developer) and I am asking about how to find a best guide or model that covering all security points from beging of developing till publishing. Please help me to enhance my web application secuirty by using standard way.
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by:Droby10
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there are a number of generic and detail-focused checklists/guides here: http://www.owasp.org/.

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by:shahrial
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What kind of web development platform are you using? For specifics, please input more details...else see Droby10 comment.
 
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by:Rami_Science
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hi, Droby10 the OWASP site is so nice, but I'm just beginner in the security issues so I will take some time to check it out before accepting your answer.
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by:Rami_Science
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    hello, shahrial. Till now I'am using windows as system platform and ASP + VBScript + JavaScript as languages. I think realy I'am searching about references that give me a complete vision  about  making my web applications safe for my customers in intrnet/intranet networks.
Here some issues tell me what do you think and take me to the right track.

     * The confidentiality of the submitted information like (member's information, private numbers, credit cards, electronic checks and e-mails).
     * Some Issues below:
1.  Server-Side Script.
2.  Client-Side Script.
3.   DBMS.
4.   Web Server Software.
5.   Server Operating System.
6.   Administrator's, Author's, User's and Guest's Permissions.
7.   Browsers.
8.   Host issue.
9.   Using security software.
10. Passwords Protection.
11. The Web Policy.
12. Credit card proxy Systems.
13. SSL.
14. Server Side include file problem.
15. Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Attack.
16. Security Layers.
 
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1.  Server-Side Script. > http://www.w3.org/Security/Faq/wwwsf3.html
2.  Client-Side Script. > http://www.codeproject.com/aspnet/scriptgen.asp?msg=802619
3.   DBMS. > http://searchdatabase.techtarget.com/featuredTopic/0,290042,sid13_gci863539,00.html
4.   Web Server Software. > http://www.w3.org/Servers.html
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/technologies/webapp/iis/default.mspx
5.   Server Operating System. > http://www.microsoft.com/technet/prodtechnol/windowsserver2003/default.mspx
6.   Administrator's, Author's, User's and Guest's Permissions. ... these are OS specifics...see Server OS.
7.   Browsers. > http://www.theguardianangel.com/tutorials/browser_security_tutorials_summary.htm
8.   Host issue. ???
9.   Using security software. > http://www.alw.nih.gov/Security/prog-full.html
10. Passwords Protection. > http://www.nipc.gov/publications/nipcpub/password.htm
http://www.cert.org/tech_tips/passwd_file_protection.html
11. The Web Policy. > http://www.defenselink.mil/webmasters/
12. Credit card proxy Systems. > http://www.devshed.com/c/a/Administration/ScriptBased-Credit-Card-Interfaces/
13. SSL. > http://developer.netscape.com/tech/security/ssl/howitworks.html
14. Server Side include file problem. > http://www.freewebmasterhelp.com/tutorials/ssi
15. Distributed Denial of Services (DDoS) Attack. > http://www.denialinfo.com/
16. Security Layers. > http://www.findarticles.com/cf_dls/m0FOX/n15_v3/21168397/p1/article.jhtml

There are many sites and books to learn from the above topics...
Hope this helps...;-)

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