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OWASP


Short for Open Web Application Security Project, an open source community project set up to develop software tools and knowledge-based documentation for Web application security. Some of the project��s work includes:
  • A guide to define security requirements to build secure Web applications.
  • Developing an industry standard testing framework for Web application security.
  • VulnXML - A standard data exhange format to allow commercial, open source and research tools to communicate and interoperate.
  • Web Scarab - An open source enterprise-level Web application scanner.
  • Developing a component-based approach to filtering malicious input and output to a Web application.
  • Web Maven - An intentionally insecure Internet bank users can download and learn from.

All of the project��s software and documentation is released under the GNU GPL, and the project is staffed entirely of volunteers.







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