Web Application and Penetration Testing
Keywords:Web application, Penetration testing, OWASP
In the present scenario, the usage of internet is enormous and is escalating day by day. Internet facilities are employed in almost every field of work and people are becoming depending on it, with the increasing dependency on the internet, concern regarding information security has been increased. Because most of the work, e-commerce, chatting, payment of the bill, etc. are work through over the internet. That is why security is most important for any web site. Basically, such security concern is high in the field of organizations, institutions, and the financial sector. This paper aims to address the top most vulnerability concerns and how to overcome them. This paper addresses most of the popular vulnerabilities, which are amongst the top 10 according to OWASP and addresses the precautions to be taken to deal with these vulnerabilities. This paper provides a better understanding in a simple and easy way. When the entire world is behind new technologies and everything is moving towards the internet, the need for security increases. One has to be sure about the security of their website as well as the security and privacy of the end users. So, when the world is demanding for new technologies there will be an increase in demand for security testing. Every application or website is considered good only when it is secure and it can only be done by a web tester. This paper explores the vulnerabilities in a precise manner.
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