Securing Web Applications From Common Hacking Techniques
Web application is what drives a web site and is at the foundation of every web based process. It is an entity that consists of layers of software code that executes business logic in conjunction with the database. It interacts with the data repository and then presents information to the user through a web browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari and the like). Web applications can vary from simple forms to complex ones such as online banking, stock or mutual fund trade.