Date Added: Jun 2012
The HTTP protocol was originally developed for communication between scientists spread across different locations. Eventually it became so famous that all the computers using World Wide Web use the HTTP protocol. The purpose of HTTP protocol was just communication it was never designed for various other purposes like e-commerce. Today all the enterprises provide abundant resources on the web, any person with an internet connection and a web browser can access the enormous resources provided by the enterprises. The entire resources must be protected from malicious users while providing better services to legitimate users.