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Security Zone

The emergence of web applications and "public" computing over the Internet creates new security challenges that IT managers and developers need to address. Visit the Security Zone for security bulletins and technical briefs.

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Formal Trust and Authentication

This article discusses secure web application design in non-product specific terms. Subjects include formal trust, external resources, client applications, and authentication.

How to Design Secure Web Applications

This article, part of a series of security-related columns for the Allaire DevCenter, is primarily intended for developers and application architects, but many of these concepts are relevant to any application development cycle, including non-web applications.

Prioritizing Network and Server Security Procedures

This article, part of a series of security-related columns for the Allaire DevCenter, deals with the following topics: monitoring and applying vendor security fixes; server lock-down; security policies; and monitoring.

Top Five ColdFusion Security Issues

This is the first in a series of security-related columns for the Allaire DevCenter. This installment discusses the most prevalent security issues with server configurations and application implementations for ColdFusion.

Explore ColdFusion Server Advanced Security

This article acts as a guided tour through the wealth of information contained in the Allaire Knowledgebase regarding Advanced Security. The articles highlighted below cover the installation, configuration, and operational issues that web developers have encountered with the ColdFusion Advanced Security features.


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