Humera Niaz

Work place: Computer Science Department, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan



Research Interests: Data Structures and Algorithms, World Wide Web, Computer Networks, Computer systems and computational processes


Ms. Humera Faisal is Assistant Professor in Department of Computer Science at COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Lahore, Pakistan. She received Master degree in Computer Science from International University of Islamabad, Pakistan in 2001. She completed her MS (Adhoc Social Networks) from COMSATS Islamabad in 2010. In 2001, she joined the COMSATS Institute of Information Technology as Assistant System Analyst. Her research interests include social networks, Adhoc networks and web semantics and services.  

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Building Secure Web-Applications Using Threat Model

By Sobia Usman Humera Niaz

DOI:, Pub. Date: 8 Mar. 2018

Ensuring security in web based applications is one of the key issues nowadays. The processes of designing and building a web site have changed. As the online transactions are increasing, increase in type and number of attacks have been observed regarding security of online payment systems. Generally used web development methodologies do not assure security as an umbrella activity. Moreover appropriate threat modeling is also not being conducted against web security objectives. Need of the hour is to have a comprehensive and simple to use web development methodology which caters security throughout the WDLC for web based solutions.

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