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Tag: Application Security Risks

What is OWASP and the OWASP Top 10?

What is OWASP and the OWASP Top 10?

Ethical Hacking, General, Web Hacking
The Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing unbiased, practical information about application security. The OWASP Top 10 represents a broad consensus on the most critical web application security flaws. The errors on this list occur frequently in web applications, are often easy to find, and easy to exploit. They are dangerous because they will frequently allow attackers to completely take over your software, steal data, or prevent your software from working at all. Meeting OWASP Compliance Standards is the First Step Toward Secure Code Web application attacks are now the most frequent pattern in confirmed breaches (2016 Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report). Yet many organizations struggle to implement an application securit...