Date Added: Dec 2012
Computer and network security are one of the most challenging topics in the Information Technology research community. Internet security is a significant subject that may affect a wide range of Internet users. People that use Internet to sell, buy and even to communicate needs their communications to be safe and secure. This paper is discussing the different aspects of Internet and networking security and weakness. Main elements of networking security techniques such as the firewalls, passwords, encryption, authentication and integrity are also discussed in this paper. The anatomy of a web applications attack and the attack techniques are also covered in details. The security of high-speed Internet as the growth of its use has stained the limits of existing network security measures.