Identification and Integration of Information Security Topics

Applied in a Web Application Programming Course
  • Justin Brown
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 125)


This paper discusses a unit of university study running within an Internet Computing degree aimed at second year undergraduate students. The unit is preparing for an update of the teaching material. Recent rises in security holes in web technologies has prompted the unit author to identify the critical security concepts that should be taught to web application developers and how such material can be integrated into a 12 week teaching schedule. Current course materials are examined, as are issues in teaching both theoretical and practical concepts of information security within a lecture/workshop arrangement.

Key words

Internet World Wide Web Application Development Programming Security Hacking Hackers Vulnerability Education University 


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Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2003

Authors and Affiliations

  • Justin Brown
    • 1
  1. 1.KAPUSA

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