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The Role Of Cryptography In Security For Electronic Commerce, Ann Murphy, David Murphy Nov 2015

The Role Of Cryptography In Security For Electronic Commerce, Ann Murphy, David Murphy

The ITB Journal

Many businesses and consumers are wary of conducting business over the Internet due to a perceived lack of security. Electronic business is subject to a variety of threats such as unauthorised access, misappropriation, alteration and destruction of both data and systems. This paper explores the major security concerns of businesses and users and describes the cryptographic techniques used to reduce such risks.


Bounty Techniques For Web Vulnerability Scanning, Tanzer Abazi, Mentor Hoxhaj, Edmond Hajrizi, Gazmend Krasniqi Nov 2015

Bounty Techniques For Web Vulnerability Scanning, Tanzer Abazi, Mentor Hoxhaj, Edmond Hajrizi, Gazmend Krasniqi

UBT International Conference

With the advancement of technology and the raising of massive amount of data, the used techniques for data security are continually a challenge. This paper contributes on identifying the gaps and evaluating security level on web portals hosted or managed by Republic of Kosovo institutions or businesses, whose data privacy and security could be a big business concern. The results have been obtained from real case scenario, where 25 security researchers have contributed in white hack activities. These activities, were part of a one day conference called. “The DAY when hacking is legal”, held in Pristine.


A Novel Defense Mechanism Against Web Crawler Intrusion, Alireza Aghamohammadi Nov 2013

A Novel Defense Mechanism Against Web Crawler Intrusion, Alireza Aghamohammadi

Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations

Web robots also known as crawlers or spiders are used by search engines, hackers and spammers to gather information about web pages. Timely detection and prevention of unwanted crawlers increases privacy and security of websites. In this research, a novel method to identify web crawlers is proposed to prevent unwanted crawler to access websites. The proposed method suggests a five-factor identification process to detect unwanted crawlers. This study provides the pretest and posttest results along with a systematic evaluation of web pages with the proposed identification technique versus web pages without the proposed identification process. An experiment was performed with ...