Stock exchange threat modeling, EGX as a case study
Cyber crime is a growing threat affecting all business sectors. Stock Exchanges, a financial services sector, are not far from it. Trading stocks via Internet exposes the process to cyber threats that might take advantage of a system defect to breach security and cause possible harm. Online Trading websites are protected by various security systems. Digital Certificate, which is based on Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol, is an example. This research examines implementation of Digital Certificate in online trading servers. This evaluation helps to identify security weaknesses and take actions for protection improvement. © 2018, Springer International Publishing AG.