Proposed Secure Hypertext Model in Web Engineering


  • Madhuri N. Gedam Department of Computer Engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai, India
  • Bandu B. Meshram Department of Computer Engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai, India



Web engineering methods, WebML, UWE, UML, IFML, web applications, Hypertext modelling


Secure web application development is one of the prime challenges for the software industry. In the last decade, web applications have rapidly developed but web engineering methods have some limitations while designing web applications. The extensive literature survey explores various concepts like web engineering, hypertext modelling, web applications hypertext modelling methods, attacks on web applications, same origin policy (SOP) and cross origin resource sharing (CORS). The complexity of web pages is a major concern for security. The proposed secure hypertext model (SHM) provides hypertext modelling of web applications and helps in the identification of attacks on hypertext links. It provides security stereotypes and precisely specifies vulnerability defences in web application design. This standardized attack vector and defence mechanism will help developers to build more secure applications.


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Author Biographies

Madhuri N. Gedam, Department of Computer Engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai, India

Madhuri N. Gedam, a Research Scholar at Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Matunga, Mumbai 400019, obtained her Bachelor’s degree (Computer Engineering) from Nagpur University and M.Eng. (Computer Engineering) from Mumbai University. She is currently working as Assistant Professor in Information Technology Dept of SLRTCE, Mira Road, Thane. She has 12 years of teaching experience. She has authored around 30+ papers in national and international conferences and journals. She has received the “Best Technical Paper” award in a National Conference held at Nashik, India in 2018. Her area of specialization includes software engineering, database security, DevOps, cyber security and big data analytics.

Bandu B. Meshram, Department of Computer Engineering, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), Mumbai, India

Bandu B. Meshram, Professor and Former Head of Department of Computer Engineering and Information Technology, Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Matunga Mumbai 400019, obtained his Bachelor’s degree in (Computer Engineering), M.Eng. (Electronics Engineering) and Ph.D. in Computer Engineering and obtained a Bachelor’s degree (LLB) and LLM (Constitution Law). He is also a Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator (CHFI) EC-Council USA Certified. He has graduated 10 Ph.D. students and 7 students are now in research work. He has guided over 190+ M.Tech. (Computer Engineering) students, authored over 400+ publications, filed 10 patents and authored 7 books, and is a member of the editor team for five journals. His research interests are databases, software engineering, cyber and cloud security and digital forensics. He is a proponent of concise scientific lawful thinking and truth communication. He believes that teaching can’t be just a profession, but has to be one’s ‘Dhamma’.


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How to Cite

Gedam, M. N. ., & Meshram, B. B. . (2023). Proposed Secure Hypertext Model in Web Engineering. Journal of Web Engineering, 22(04), 575–596.