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== Tool Categories  ==
 
== Tool Categories  ==
  
Such tools are generally used to either help:  
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The web application security tools can be divided mainly in two categories. One that protect applications against vulnerabilities and the others that detect vulnerabilities within web applications. Therefore we will be categorizing tools under these headings. The categories of tools currently being addressed by this project are:  
  
*Protect Applications
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=== Web Application Vulnerability Detection Tools ===
*Find Vulnerabilities in Applications
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*Threat Modeling Tools
*Test Other Application Security Tools
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*Source Code Analysis (SAST) Tools
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*Vulnerability Scanning (DAST) Tools
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*Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST) Tools
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*Penetration Testing Tools
  
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=== Web Application Protection Tools ===
  
The categories of tools currently addressed by this project are (or will be):
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*Web Application Firewalls (WAFs)  
  
*[[Web Application Firewall]]s (WAFs)
 
*Application Vulnerability Scanning Tools
 
*Application Penetration Testing Tools
 
*[[Source Code Analysis Tools]]
 
*Test and Educational Applications
 
*Application Security Analysis Support Tools
 
  
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The goal is to provide the following information (at a minimum) in each tool category:
  
== Types of Tools  ==
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*Description of this tool category
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*General strengths and weaknesses of tools in this category
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*Important selection criteria for comparing tools within the category (e.g. ease of use, performance, cost, likelihood of false positives)
  
*[[:Category:OWASP Tool|Tools from OWASP]]  
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== References ==
*[[:Category:Tool|All Application Security Tools]]  
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*[[Appendix_A:_Testing_Tools|OWASP Guide Testing Tools Listing]]
*[[:Category:Non-OWASP Open Tool]]  
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*[[:Category:OWASP Tool|Tools from OWASP]]
*[[:Category:Commercial Tool]]
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*[[:Category:Non-OWASP Open Tool|Open Source Tools]]
 
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*Samurai Web Testing Framework Tools: http://www.cgisecurity.com/2008/09/samurai-web-tes.html
 
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*Tools from OWASP Live CD Project: http://mtesauro.com/livecd/index.php?title=Potential_Tool_List
== Other tool-related pages to be considered  ==
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*OWASP Phoenix Tools Project: http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Phoenix/Tools
 
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*Open Source Testing Tools: https://lists.owasp.org/pipermail/owasp-cincinnati/2009-February/000151.html
*[[Appendix A: Testing Tools]]
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*NIST SAMATE Project: http://samate.nist.gov/index.php/Main_Page.html
*[[Tools required]]
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*[[Source Code Analysis Tools]]
*[[Definition for Security Assessment Techniques]]
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*[[Web Application Firewalls]]
 
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== General Application Security Tool Resources  ==
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;SAMATE
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:The [http://samate.nist.gov/index.php/Main_Page NIST SAMATE - Software Assurance Metrics And Tool Evaluation project] has an ambitious goal of creating a large set of application security test data and then assessing the capabilities of a wide variety of application security tools.
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;Presentation
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:At the 3rd AppSec OWASP Conference, Arian Evans did a presentation on [http://www.owasp.org/index.php/Image:AppSec2005DC-Arian_Evans_Tools-Taxonomy.ppt Software Security Quality: Testing Taxonomy & Testing Tools Classification] that lists LOTS of the tools in the application security space from different categories, and some comparitive information on Web Application Security Scanning products.
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Tool Categories

The web application security tools can be divided mainly in two categories. One that protect applications against vulnerabilities and the others that detect vulnerabilities within web applications. Therefore we will be categorizing tools under these headings. The categories of tools currently being addressed by this project are:

Web Application Vulnerability Detection Tools

  • Threat Modeling Tools
  • Source Code Analysis (SAST) Tools
  • Vulnerability Scanning (DAST) Tools
  • Interactive Application Security Testing (IAST) Tools
  • Penetration Testing Tools

Web Application Protection Tools

  • Web Application Firewalls (WAFs)


The goal is to provide the following information (at a minimum) in each tool category:

  • Description of this tool category
  • General strengths and weaknesses of tools in this category
  • Important selection criteria for comparing tools within the category (e.g. ease of use, performance, cost, likelihood of false positives)

References

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