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How A Major Bank Hacked Its Java Security
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Kelly Jackson Higgins,
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10/1/2014 | 9:20:19 AM
Re: I like it, but will wait for peer review.
Good points, @aws0513. I think application "self-defense" is an intriguing approach, and there are still some unanswered questions, for sure. It sounds like this approach could ultimately replace or integrate more deeply with the WAF and some other tools if these functions are built-in and the application itself could do the job. I thought Dan Kaminsky shed some nice perspective on this.
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aws0513,
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10/1/2014 | 8:57:16 AM
I like it, but will wait for peer review.
From what is described in the article, this sounds like a good idea.
However, I am still holding back on final judgement until the Java community weighs in.
In particular, I am curious what kind of testing they did to get to the 10% performance impact measurement.

Like I said, I like what I am hearing here, but feel it is necessary to have peer review for validation of the approach.  I suspect/hope the same techniques could be applied to other programming languages as well.


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