Post Sun Oct 28, 2007 6:21 am

Air Force Flies Toward Web Application Security

Many of the U.S. Air Force’s mission-critical logistics applications, such as its cargo scheduling software, were developed to be used in a closed network environment. But now that the U.S. military is shifting toward greater use of the Internet, there’s heightened concern about making sure Web-based applications don’t get shot down from hackers exploiting software flaws.

The USAF Application Software Assurance Center, managed by the 754th ESG, will focus on source-code analysis, penetration testing, application shielding and database monitoring procedures.

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Manu Zacharia
MVP (Enterprise Security), ISLA-2010 (ISC)², C|EH, C|HFI, CCNA, MCP,
Certified ISO 27001:2005 Lead Auditor

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