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Publication type: Conference paper
Type of review: Peer review (publication)
Title: Analysis of Mozambican websites : how do they protect their users?
Authors: Spillner, Josef
Stefan, Köpsell
Vumo, Ambrósio Patrício
DOI: 10.21256/zhaw-3781
Proceedings: 2017 Information Security for South Africa (ISSA 2017)
Pages: 90
Pages to: 97
Conference details: 16th International Information Security South Africa Conference (ISSA), Johannesburg, 16-17 August 2017
Issue Date: 2017
Publisher / Ed. Institution: IEEE
ISBN: 978-1-5386-0545-5
Language: English
Subject (DDC): 004: Computer science
Abstract: Web security is an important approach for most institutions, organizations and individuals which use or provide their services through websites. In this study, a systematic and methodical evaluation of the exposure of web servers and HTTP security headers to attackers that can cause potential harm was tested in 240 Mozambican websites. Vulnerabilities related to HTTP security headers were obtained and the mechanisms which should be taken to reduce the security risks of the services available on the websites are presented.
Fulltext version: Accepted version
License (according to publishing contract): Licence according to publishing contract
Departement: School of Engineering
Organisational Unit: Institute of Applied Information Technology (InIT)
Appears in Collections:Publikationen School of Engineering

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