An overview of all the security technologies that are relevant to the World Wide Web, Web-based applications and Web services. This second edition addresses issues related to http security, firewalls and proxy servers, cryptographic security protocols, electronic payment systems, public key infrastructures and more. It also provides a look at future developments in the field.
Introduction. HTTP Security. Proxy Server and Firewalls. Cryptographic Techniques. Internet Security Protocols. SSL and TLS Protocols. Certificate Management and Public Key Infrastructures. Authentication and Authorization Infrastructures. Electronic Payment Systems. Client-side security. Server-side Security. Privacy Protection and Anonymity Services. Intellectual Proprty Protection. Censorship on the WWW. Risk Management. Conclusions and Outlook.