Web 2.0 applications raise security issues

Thursday, 2 August 2007, 7:09 AM EST

As new Web applications such as wikis, blogs and podcasts that foster increased collaboration and communication proliferate, they are bringing new security challenges corporate network managers have to contend with.

According to Robert Hansen, president of California-based security consultancy SecTheory, the use of programming languages such as Java and Ajax, as well as the JSON data interchange format, in Web 2.0-style apps has created another door from which nefarious elements can enter a company's back end and do irreparable damage.

At Computerworld.

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