Web application security: automated scanning versus manual penetration testing

Web application security: automated scanning versus manual penetration testing

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As Web applications become increasingly complex, tremendous amounts of sensitive data-including personal, medical and financial information-are exchanged and stored. Consumers expect and even demand that this information be kept secure. There are two primary methods for discovering Web application vulnerabilities: using manual penetration testing and code review or using automated scanning tools and static analysis. The purpose of this paper is to compare these two methods.
Vendor:
IBM
Posted:
09 Sep 2009
Published:
01 Jan 2008
Format:
PDF
Length:
8 Page(s)
Type:
White Paper
Language:
English
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