International Journal of Engineering Inventions (IJEI)
Security has been identified as the major concern for the agent paradigm for two reasons. First, foreign code that executes on a site shares that site's services and resources with local processes and other agents. Services can include electronic commerce utilities. Resources include the file system, the GUI and the network server, as well as memory and CPU. It is difficult for a site to ensure that no agent can steal information or corrupt another agent or shared resource.