Semantics based Web Application Security: Concept, Design and Implementation

Principal Investigator’s Organization (PIO):

School of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, NUST, Islamabad

Principal Investigator (PI):

Dr. Hafiz Farooq Ahmad, Dr. Khalid Latif, Dr. Fauzan Mirza


The purpose of this project was to build an Application layer firewall based on the semantics to provide seamless security and threat protection to the network. The research outcomes were web application and protocol independent and applicable to secure web applications in heterogeneous environment.