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Security Analysis of HTTP/2 Protocol


Abstract The Internet traffic, today, comprises majorly of Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP). The first version of HTTP protocol was standardized in 1991, followed by a major upgrade in May 2015. HTTP/2 is the next generation of HTTP protocol that promises to resolve short-comings of HTTP 1.1 and provide features to greatly improve upon its performance.

There has been a 1000\% increase in the cyber crimes rate over the past two years. Since HTTP/2 is a relatively new protocol with a very high acceptance rate (around 68\% of all HTTPS traffic), it gives rise to an urgent need of analyzing this protocol from a security vulnerability perspective.

In this thesis, I have systematically analyzed the security concerns in HTTP/2 protocol - starting from... (more)
Created Date 2017
Contributor Tiwari, Naveen (Author) / Ahn, Gail-Joon (Advisor) / Doupé, Adam (Committee member) / Zhao, Ziming (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Computer science
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 64 pages
Language English
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Note Masters Thesis Computer Science 2017
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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