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As e-business matures, companies require enterprise-scalable functionality for their corporate Internet and intranet environments. To support the expansion of their computing boundaries, businesses have embraced Web application servers. These servers support servlets, JavaServer Pages™, and Enterprise JavaBeans™ technologies, providing simplified development and flexible deployment of Web-based applications. However, securing this malleable model presents a challenge. Successful companies recognize that their security infrastructures need to address the e-business challenge. They are aware of the types of attacks that malevolent entities can launch against their servers and can plan appropriate defenses.
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