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Teaching Web Security Using Portable Virtual Labs


Journal of Educational Technology & Society Volume 15, Number 4, ISSN 1176-3647 e-ISSN 1176-3647


We have developed a tool called Secure WEb dEvelopment Teaching (SWEET) to introduce security concepts and practices for web application development. This tool provides introductory tutorials, teaching modules utilizing virtualized hands-on exercises, and project ideas in web application security. In addition, the tool provides pre-configured virtual computer for laboratory exercises. This paper described the design of the tool and the resources it offers to instructors. We also discussed a hands-on course module on cryptography. (Contains 1 table and 3 figures.)


Chen, L.C. & Tao, L. (2012). Teaching Web Security Using Portable Virtual Labs. Journal of Educational Technology & Society, 15(4), 39-46. Retrieved April 13, 2021 from .

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