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Posted on 2007-03-30
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On a jsp paysite, I have checked that the site using running SSL as it's https and I have checked the certificate information, is there anything else I can check security wise before makign a payment, I'm talking what I can test from the jsp site itself.
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by:Mayank S
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Sounds good. Are you going to ask the user for credit card information?
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Yeah it does pass such information, or once it goes live it will.
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I cant really accept mayankeagle answer as a solution, I was hoping for a bit more info on what could be initially tested....
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Mayank S earned 250 total points
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From a security standpoint, you look good. Make sure that you do not store the credit card number. You can store username/ password in an encrypted format (use one-way hashing for the password). Also make sure you use some clustering/ fault tolerant architecture to ensure your system is highly available. There isn't really much info in your question, so I'm not sure what server you are using. Here is a guide on Tomcat clustering:

http://tomcat.apache.org/tomcat-5.5-doc/cluster-howto.html
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