[WEB SECURITY] Classic examples for secure webapps

Nick Owen nowen at wikidsystems.com
Tue May 15 12:13:39 EDT 2012

On Tue, May 15, 2012 at 6:50 AM, Sebastian Schinzel <ssc at seecurity.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Two examples come to my mind when I think about classic examples of
> secure software development: OpenSSH and Qmail. Both
> a) were designed with security in mind
> b) were heavily audited (--> open source)
> c) are widely used in security sensitive environments for long times (> 10 years)
> d) had relatively few known security bugs despite b), and c).
> My question is:
> Are there any web applications that can be seen as a classic example of
> secure software development on the web (similar to OpenSSH and  Qmail
> in the network service area)?

I'm a fan of Plone:  http://plone.org/products/plone/security/overview

Nick Owen
WiKID Systems, Inc.
Commercial/Open Source Two-Factor Authentication

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