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Web Security Framework: Problem Statement and Requirements

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Last updated: 2013-01-17 (latest revision 2012-07-16)
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Web-based malware and attacks are proliferating rapidly on the Internet. New web security mechanisms are also rapidly growing in number, although in an incoherent fashion. This document provides a brief overview of the present situation and the various seemingly piece-wise approaches being taken to mitigate the threats. It then provides an overview of requirements as presently being expressed by the community in various online and face-to-face discussions.


Jeff Hodges <>

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