Web Application Security

Course Name: 

Web Application Security (IS832)


M.Tech (CSE-IS)




Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Web safety and browser vulnerabilities, privacy concerns, issues with Java, JavaScript, ActiveX, and all things Web and security related. Various protocols and approaches to provide web services in as secure a manner as possible will be investigated, to include: digital certificates SSL (Secure Socket Layer), TLS (Transport Layer Security), host security, server access methods, and secure CGI/API.


1. D. Stuttard and M. Pinto, "The Web Application Hacker's Handbook", Wiley, 2008.
2. Ivan Ristik, "ModSecurity Handbook", Feisty Duck Ltd., 2010.
3. Open Web Application Security Project. "A Guide to Building Secure Web Applications and Web Services", http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Category:OWASP_Guide_Project.


Computer Science and Engineering

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Dr. Alwyn Roshan Pais
Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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