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Penetration testing for Libyan Government website

Hassan, Rabia Ihmouda and Mohd Alwi, Najwa Hayaati (2013) Penetration testing for Libyan Government website. In: 4th International Conference on Computing and Informatics (ICOCI 2013), 28 -30 August 2013, Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia.

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The study explores the security issues in the Libyan Government websites focusing on assessing the vulnerability and security weaknesses of various websites of the Libyan Government ministries.The study is divided into three stages.In the first stage, literature review was conducted to understand the nature of the problem.Data were collected in the second and third stage of study.In the second stage, three Web application scanner tools were used for checking and evaluate the government websites for common vulnerabilities, and analyzing security level for each of these websites. In the last stage, more insight into the security related issue of the Libyan government websites is obtained through interview with the expert.Using these two methods, a deeper understanding of the status of security level in the Libyan government‘s websites is presented from the standard security point of view and the need for a research to address and overcome the problem is also asserted.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Additional Information: ISBN: 9789832078791 Organized by: Universiti Utara Malaysia
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-government, Information Security, Website Vulnerability
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Divisions: College of Arts and Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs. Norazmilah Yaakub
Date Deposited: 25 Aug 2014 06:56
Last Modified: 25 Aug 2014 06:56
URI: http://repo.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/12027

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