Discussion Directions.

computer science


Discussion Directions

Please refer to the general homework directions in the course and from unit 1!

Solution file: DefinitiveGuideHTML5.zip


Learning Outcomes

1. Discuss the security issues with using third party web programs like JavaScripts

2. Implement a JavaScript program from your textbook as practice.

3. Create a complete web site using, HTML 5, CSS 3, Forms, and JavaScript


Part 1

Learning Outcome

1. Discuss the issues with using third party web programs like JavaScripts


1. There are many web sites with third party plug-ins and scripts. However, programmers do not always know if

they are safe. OWASP Top Ten is a project to identify web application security issues.



2. Review the following information sheets about security risks with web siets.

a. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-site_Scripting_(XSS) (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Cross-site_Scripting_(XSS)) )

b. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/XSS_(Cross_Site_Scripting)_Prevention_Cheat_Sheet


c. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/XSS_Filter_Evasion_Cheat_Sheet


d. https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2013-A1-Injection (https://www.owasp.org/index.php/Top_10_2013-A1-Injection)

3. What is cross site scripting (XSS) and how can it be prevented? What is SQL injection and how can it be prevented? (A thorough response is

expected. Make sure not to ‘copy’ the information directly from the page, but rather explain your answer and your reasoning.)

Part 1 Submission

1. Place your responses in Part 1 of the Word document.

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