D.1.1 Web-platform security guide

STREWS published the first of its reports:

Web-platform security guide: security assessment of the Web ecosystem [PDF]

Editors: Lieven Desmet and Frank Piessens

Here is the abstract:

This deliverable reports on the broad web security assessment of STREWS. As part of this report, we provide a clear and understandable overview of the Web ecosystem, and discuss the vulnerability landscape, as well as of the underlying attacker models. In addition, we provide a catalog of best prac- tices with existing countermeasures and mitigation techniques, to guide European industrial players to improve step-by-step the trustworthiness of their IT infrastructures. The report concludes with interesting challenges for securing the Web platform, opportunities for future research and trends in improving web security.