Paper: Web Application Security Challenges
Due Week 10
and worth 200 points
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.
You 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 application security.
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 security
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.
- Use at
least four (4) quality resources in this assignment. Note: Wikipedia and similar Websites do not qualify as
Section 1 of
your assignment must follow these formatting requirements:
· Be 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 instructions.
· Include 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.
· Include 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 communication.
- Use a
professional technically written style to graphically convey the