assignment consists of two (2) sections: a written paper and a PowerPoint
presentation. You must submit both
sections as separate files for the completion of this assignment. Label
each file name according to the section of the assignment it is written for.
are the Chief Security Officer (CSO) for an e-Commerce company and are
concerned about security for your e-Commerce applications. Specifically, your company’s
Board of Directors has requested a detailed forward-looking plan with emphasis
on securing your Web presence assets. Read the article titled, “Web application
security is growing problem for enterprises” located at http://www.infoworld.com/d/security-central/web-application-security-growing-problem-enterprises-843?page=0,0. Also, be sure
research at least four (4) other articles concerning the challenges of Web
Section 1: Written Paper
- Write an eight
to ten (8-10) page paper in which you:
the current state of Web application security for your Board of Directors
to understand. Determine any common themes that need to be addressed
specific to the Web security.
the techniques and technologies you would use that you would implement to
mitigate these security challenges and explain why you chose these
techniques and technologies.
- Describe the resources you would
use for your organization in order to monitor and address Web application
the internal security procedures and practices you will use to validate
the security of your enterprise’s Web applications.
your Board recommendations graphically using Visio or Dia. Note: The graphically depicted
solution is not included in the required page length.
at least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar
Websites do not qualify as quality resources.
1 of your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
typed, double spaced, using Times New Roman font (size 12), with one-inch
margins on all sides; citations and references must follow APA or
school-specific format. Check with your professor for any additional
a cover page containing the title of the assignment, the student’s name, the
professor’s name, the course title, and the date. The cover page and the
reference page are not included in the required assignment page length.
charts or diagrams created in Visio or Dia. The completed diagrams / charts
must be imported into the Word document before the paper is submitted.
Section 2: PowerPoint Presentation
- Create a
persuasive eight to ten (8-10) slide PowerPoint presentation (not
including the cover slide) in which you:
your Board recommendations.
- Create bulleted speaking notes for your
presentation to the executive board in the Notes section of the
PowerPoint. Note: You may
create or assume any fictitious names, data, or scenarios that have not
been established in this assignment for a realistic flow of
a professional technically written style to graphically convey the
specific course learning outcomes associated with this assignment are:
the role and importance of audit and compliance to Web application security.
the value and importance of vulnerability and security assessments for Web
technology and information resources to research issues in securing Web-based
Write clearly and concisely about Web application security topics using
proper writing mechanics and technical style conventions.