Title: How secure your applications are? Analysis of web developers awareness to application security

Authors: Achmad Nizar Hidayanto; Rinaldi; Putu Wuri Handayani; Samuel Louvan

Addresses: Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok, 16424, Indonesia ' Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok, 16424, Indonesia ' Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok, 16424, Indonesia ' Faculty of Computer Science, Universitas Indonesia, Kampus UI Depok, 16424, Indonesia

Abstract: The web-based applications are getting popular due to the ease of development and access that enables users to use them without any limitation of time and place. However, the web faces various risks, particularly to those that exploit applications and systems vulnerabilities. Unfortunately, most of web developers only focus on the application functionality and user interface. This study develops a framework to measure the security awareness level of web developers. We apply the framework to web developers in Indonesia. Our survey results show that their security awareness is in the medium level, thus some aspects need to be improved.

Keywords: innovation; web applications; application security; security awareness; web developers; learning; Indonesia.

DOI: 10.1504/IJIL.2013.054814

International Journal of Innovation and Learning, 2013 Vol.14 No.1, pp.53 - 78

Received: 08 May 2021
Accepted: 12 May 2021

Published online: 08 Jun 2013 *

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