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Web Applications Security Testing: Tact’s & Techniques

September 11 2017, 09:27am

Posted by Claire Mackerras

This testing is performed after the web application is developed. The overall process of security testing is usually monitored by a formal report which consists of risks and vulnerabilities. In this article, we will lay on major key aspects that help to overcome from these security shortcomings.

web application security testing

Under the security testing of web applications, the tester follow the below stated steps:

• Understand and identify the security needs of an application
• Collect all the information regarding setup that is used for developing the web app and network, such as technology, hardware, etc.
• Determine the possible risks and vulnerabilities and make a list
• Make a threat profile based on the list
• Prepare a test plan according to the identified possible risks and vulnerabilities
• Prepare a Traceability Matrix for each risk and vulnerability



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