Getting Down to Business with Mobile Code : A Guide to Creating and Managing Secure Mobile Code

Getting Down to Business with Mobile Code : A Guide to Creating and Managing Secure Mobile Code

Description

Information Security/Java "This book is mandatory reading for every user and developer of Webware." -Peter G. Neumann, Moderator of the Risks Forum, from his review of the first edition Securing Java Java security is more important now than ever before. As Java matures and moves into the enterprise, security takes a more prominent role. But as Java evolves, its security issues and architectures get more complicated. Written by the world's leading experts on mobile code security, this updated and expanded edition of the groundbreaking guide to Java security includes lessons for Web users, developers, system administrators, and business decision-makers alike. This book navigates the uncharted waters of mobile code security and arms the reader with the knowledge required for securing Java.
It provides in-depth coverage of: The base Java security sandbox, made up of the Verifier, Class Loaders, and the Security Manager Code signing, stack inspection, and the new Java 2 security architecture The pros and cons of language-based enforcement models and trust models All known Java security holes and the attack applets that exploit them Techniques commonly used in malicious applets Twelve rules for developing more secure Java code, with explicit examples Hard questions to ask third-party Java security tools vendors Analysis of competing systems for mobile code, including ActiveX and JavaScript Card Java security, smart card risks, and their impact on e-commerce security On the companion Web site www securingjava.com you'll find: The Java Security Hotlist: Over 100 categorized and annotated Java security-related Web links An e-mail list to keep subscribers abreast of breaking Java security news A complete electronic edition of this book


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Details

Author(s)
Edward W. Felten, Gary McGraw
Format
Hardback | 336 pages
Dimensions
189.2 x 232.7 x 20.6mm | 553.39g
Publication date
16 Feb 1999
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Imprint
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publication City/Country
New York, United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition Statement
2nd Revised edition
Illustrations note
w. figs.
ISBN10
047131952X
ISBN13
9780471319528